How adding a right to housing in the California constitution could alleviate the crisis

Assembly Constitutional Amendment 10, proposed by Assemblymember Matt Haney, would give California voters the opportunity to enshrine housing as a fundamental right in the state constitution. This could dramatically reshape how the state confronts the housing crisis, as 40% of households in the state already spend more on housing than they can afford, and California is home to more than half of the nation’s unsheltered people. Michael Tubbs, founder of End Poverty in California and a special advisor to Gov. Gavin Newsom, believes the amendment would provide a game-changing legal tool to ensure access to a permanent, stable home, and is

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