The rising costs of rent in Southern California have left many facing difficulty finding affordable housing. According to the Orange County Housing Trust, there are 2,700 people homeless who have an immediate need for housing in Orange County. As it turns out that is also… Read More »Disneyland makes a big gift toward housing the homeless in Orange County
A couple more videos of the Pixar Up House have surfaced. They include more great interior shots and incredulous news anchors. Loads of fun: There’s also this short ad for the Parade of Homes event that they showed in local movie theaters. Have to say… Read More »More Videos of Pixar “Up House” in Utah
Talks between Disney and the developer for a proposed mixed-use housing complex inside the Anaheim Resort District continue. In fact, rather than decide anything last night, the Anaheim City Council has postponed their vote two weeks to give the two parties time to come to a compromise. My suggestion… a trade. Just like the EPA… Read More »Anaheim Resort Debate, Vote Postponed So Talk Can Continue
Sarah Tully of the Orange County Register brings us another piece on the ongoing dispute in Anaheim between the tourist businesses and the housing developers over land in the Anaheim Resort District. This time, SOAR, the pro-tourism group, has offered a report showing that a hotel and retail complex would generate more tax money than… Read More »Anaheim and Long Beach
The Motley Fool’s Rick Aristotle Munarriz writes about the possibility of Disney getting back into community-building. There are several rival timeshare operators in the area, but most of the development taking place in the outskirts of Disney’s turf is for local residential property and vacation homes. Stubborn mortgage rates, high construction costs, and a glut… Read More »More Communities Around WDW?