- Palo Alto planning commissioner resigns because she can no longer afford Palo Alto
- A Palo Alto Planning Commissioner Leaves Town—and Starts a Furor
The Planning Commissioner for Palo Alto resigned, in part because it no longer makes sense for her to pay Palo Alto housing prices, and attempts to resolve the housing affordability crisis there are hitting many roadblocks. In her resignation letter, she highlights how the controversies over planning hurt those with middle incomes and those who were not fortunate to buy homes before prices started skyrocketing. City Lab and Curbed San Fransisco discuss more.