Category Archives: Housing/Homelessness

Mendo fire recovery: 2/1/18 debris removal deadline, school and campground considered as housing

Mendocino County has passed an urgency ordinance requiring clean up of debris from the Redwood Complex fire by February 1, 2018 — unless the Army Corps of Engineers delays completion of their consolidated public clean up, in which case property … Continue reading

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Mendo Supes pass urgency ordinances for fire victims on price gouging, residing in trailers

On October 31 the Mendocino Supervisors passed urgency ordinances both to protect fire victims from price gouging, and to allow them to live in trailers, RVs, and mobile homes for up to 3 years during the rebuilding effort. The Supervisors … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg Council votes to keep open Mendocino County’s only year-round homeless shelter

At a special meeting on October 3, the Fort Bragg City Council denied an appeal of a new use permit for the Hospitality House, a 24-bed facility that is the only year-round homeless shelter in Mendocino County. The appeal came … Continue reading

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Despite housing shortage, Mendocino County ends moratorium on vacation rental conversions

Aired: September 14, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/despite-housing-shortage-mendo-supes-abolish-moratorium-on-vacation-rental-conversions At their Tuesday, September 12 meeting the Mendocino Supervisors voted to end a temporary moratorium on conversions of housing stock into short term vacation rentals. The moratorium was abolished despite concerns expressed … Continue reading

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Fort Bragg moves forward with affordable housing, recruiting city manager

Aired: September 13, 2017 on KMUD Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/fort-bragg-moves-forward-with-affordable-housing-recruiting-city-manager-and-more On Monday, September 11 the Fort Bragg City Council voted unanimously to move forward with a license agreement that would let Georgia Pacific use the city’s coastal park lands to access … Continue reading

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New use permit for Fort Bragg homeless shelter could leave more people cold, wet, and hungry

Aired: August, 25 2017 on KMUD Radio News; August 28, 2017 on KZYX Radio News Podcasts: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/new-use-permit-for-ft-bragg-homeless-shelter-could-mean-more-cold-hungry-people http://kzyx.org/post/change-future-fort-bragg-homeless-shelter#stream/0 On August 23 the Fort Bragg Planning Commission approved a new use permit for the Hospitality House homeless shelter. The permit includes conditions … Continue reading

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Mendocino County declares temporary moratorium on new vacation rentals

Aired: August 2, 2017 on KMUD Radio News and KZYX Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendocino-county-declares-temporary-moratorium-on-new-vacation-rentals Mendocino County has put in place a 45 day moratorium banning the establishment of new vacation rental operations, pending the development of regulations on this industry. The … Continue reading

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