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President signs order creating White House Council on Eliminating Barriers to Affordable Housing Development

Unfortunately you need an account to read the article, but the headline alone is enough to raise a lot of questions about the anti-CEQA, anti-environment movement that is sweeping through the state and federal legislature and making its way into some of our local cities and counties as well, as they rush to open the door to unlimited development by removing the public right to appeal development projects. Who is behind this? What other values do Trump and YIMBIES share?

We shouldn’t be too surprised that Trump is interested in affordable housing. His family made their money on it. Woody Guthrie wrote a song about his father when he lived in one of his places, called “Old Man Trump”. We found a recording from Firebrand Records: