Open States' stated mission is to improve civic engagement.
To be true to that goal, we can not stand by and be silent when a large portion of Americans face systemic racism and other forms of oppression. That oppression has meant being excluded from civic participation at the ballot box, being called un-American for peaceful protests, and being denied justice for crimes committed against them.
Requires property owner subject to affordability restriction to provide more notice to Housing and Community Services Department and local governments before restrictions expire. Requires property owners to extend right of first refusal to department or local government for up to 24 months following expiration of affordability restriction.
Establishes Affordable Housing Preservation Fund.]
Authorizes issuance of lottery bonds for purposes of affordable housing preservation.].