That’s a lot of “analysis”, but it avoids the key issue as to WHY this sort of bill was proposed:
High cost of living cities (think S.F and the entire Peninsula) still need lower-wage (compared to high tech) teachers, cops, and firemen.
Without high density (read: cheaper) but still decent accommodations close to mass transit, said teachers, cops,and firemen have to spend 60–120 minutes commuting in from places like Gilroy, Vallejo, Antioch, and even Tracy to get to their jobs in the Bay Area.
People aren’t stupid. If a teacher, cop, or fireman is forced to live in Gilroy, he or she is going to try and WORK in Gilroy. That means that Gilroy gets the pick of the litter, while the less competent sit in traffic to teach entitled kids in Palo Alto. Ultimately, it’s the kids and the residents of the Bay Area that suffer.
And somehow….. I don’t see teachers and first responders accepting the idea that they have to live in public housing.
That’s the problem, California. I didn’t tell you anything you didn’t already know.
Now, go fix it.