Clark Mason, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT
Another factor delaying the issuance of building permits is Bisno’s request he no longer be required to set aside 77 units for 10 years for moderate-income people, defined as those making up to 120 percent of the area median income.
Windsor Mayor Debora Fudge keeps a personal list of people who want to move into the Vintage Oaks on the Green rental apartment project.
“They contact me, and say ‘Do you know when it will open?’” she said.
To Fudge, the seven or eight people on her waiting list demonstrate the need and desirability of conveniently located apartments in a tight Sonoma County market with scant vacancies.
“When people come up to council members and ask to start a waiting list for housing, there is a demand,” she said.
And developers of the project say 70 people have expressed an interest in reserving one of the proposed 387 apartments through their website vintageoakswindsor.com.
But more than a year after the project’s approval and the clearing of more than 150 oak trees to make way for the new dwellings, there are no signs of construction activity on the site just north of the new Oliver’s Market.
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