Former Costa Mesa, CA mayor Jim Righeimer has rightly stated, "....There's no such thing as affordable housing. All there is is subsidized housing. It's really just a matter of who is going to subsidize it. The 2 x 4s and concrete still cost money."
The quote above was taken from an article entitled "California's Proposal to Make Housing a Fundamental Human Right Moves Forward" by Jill McLaughlin May 2, 2023. The article is in response to Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA) 10 introduced March 26, 2023 by Assemblyman Matt Haney (D - San Francisco)