State, county should stop giving Lompoc more than its fair share of low-income housing

By Ron Fink

For many years I was a Planning Commissioner, and during several hearings nonprofits or the Santa Barbara County Housing Authority said that Lompoc needed more low-income housing. The state and federal government have been trying to “fix” the affordable housing problem since the early 1960s when they started creating large high-density apartment buildings and crammed thousands of low-income residents into tight spaces...