Transactions for March 24

Los Altos

1841 Alford Avenue, R. Bland to A. & D. Woodruff for $4,400,000

Local officials discuss Los Altos' first all-affordable housing project

Eric He/Town Crier
The city of Los Altos plans to partner with Santa Clara County to redevelop a property currently owned by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District into a 90-unit affordable housing project.

An all-affordable housing project in Los Altos, the first in the city’s history, is projected to break ground by the end of next year.

Transactions for the week of Feb. 3

Los Altos

469 Casita Way, Riffle Trust to T. & W. Tang for $3,480,000

Transactions for the week of Jan. 27

Los Altos

944 Aura Way, Wendy Trust to K. Liang for $2,875,000
239 N. El Monte Avenue, Keeling Family Trust to M. & Y. Komada for $2,550,000

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State auditor slams California’s affordable housing efforts

The California State Auditor’s Office published a blistering report last month criticizing the state’s efforts to address the affordable housing crisis, including lacking a clear plan and wasting $2.7 billion in bond money.
In a letter addressed to the governor and state legislative leaders, state auditor Elaine Howle also wrote that state oversight and legislation at the local level is “not strong enough to ensure that cities and counties are doing their part to facilitate the construction of affordable housing.”

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