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Sonoma County outlines new blueprint to boost housing supply

Facing a looming state deadline it is likely to miss, Sonoma County is advancing a new housing plan that would ground new projects near the region’s urban centers but could also spur development along parts of the lower Russian River and Alexander Valley. The plan, called a housing element, identifies nine areas across unincorporated Sonoma… Keep Reading

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Mobile homes bolster Sonoma’s affordable housing stock

When Moon Valley Residential Community lowered the age restrictions for mobile home residents from 55+ in 2009, Robert Caldwell became one of the first of a younger generation to benefit from the affordable home model. When the Index-Tribune met Caldwell, he was putting away Christmas decorations from his double-wide manufactured home that he bought for… Keep Reading

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$16.333 million financing secured for Santa Rosa affordable housing project

JLL Capital Markets announced that it has arranged the $16.333 million construction financing of The Cannery at Railroad Square, a 129-unit affordable housing project located in Santa Rosa, California. This transaction marks the first Freddie Mac non-LIHTC loan completed in conjunction with the state of California’s Housing Accelerator Funds. JLL worked on behalf of the… Keep Reading

Key Housing Announces Featured Santa Rosa Corporate Housing Complex for December 2021

SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, November 23, 2021 / — Key Housing, a top-rated corporate housing service for California from Sacramento to San Diego at, is proud to announce its featured complex for December 2021 for Sonoma County. Each month the company identifies two best-in-class properties to alert corporate travelers as to some of the… Keep Reading

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California County Uses AI Against Fires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sonoma County officials say they will add artificial intelligence technology to help fight wildfires with a 24-7 monitor to track fire outbreaks. The technology will be added to the county’s network of wildfire detection cameras that monitor California’s backcountry to spot the first outbreak of flames. Many of the cameras are… Keep Reading

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