Letter submitted by Citrus Heights resident John Telling–
[RE: Low-income supportive housing project to move forward in Citrus Heights; Jan. 17th] The 47-unit development on Sunrise Boulevard is said to have a cost of about $22 million. That is about $468,000 per unit, which is not “low-income” housing by any standard, especially not in 95610, where the median home price is probably lower than that.
What Citrus Heights government should be considering: the impact on existing residents, since that is whom you represent; the value for the money spent, since it appears there will be no return; and the ultimate plan for Citrus Heights, which should be to make the city a pleasant and safe place to live.
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