Housing in Humboldt

What’s New?

The Value of Housing- Debated?

Is housing an economic asset that improves a community’s ability to produce goods and services?  Is it a social asset because it supports people in being useful members of society?  Should it just be left to market forces to sort out? Housing impacts all aspects of...

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City of Eureka Adopts New General Plan

      On October 15, 2018, the Eureka City Council adopted the project findings and Statement of Overriding Considerations, certified the Environmental Impact Report, and adopted the City of Eureka 2040 General Plan including the Implementation Programs...

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How Does Humboldt’s Housing Affect You?

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“There are 70 units on the market and we have triple the demand in qualified applicants- these are professionals with adequate income and good references but we just don’t have the units.”

“Take a 30 year old with 2 kids, you spend $250,000 and what do you get? Substandard housing. Compare this to other areas. It hurts us.”

“It is easy to think [city] staff is the problem, is isn’t. Regulations make development harder.”

“We’ve had two generations of bigger buildings—it is time to reverse that trend.”

“If our housing units and population have both been growing slowly, why are people finding it hard to find housing?”