Gimme Shelter Podcast: State housing director Ben Metcalf

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Matt and Liam award the Avocado of the Week to Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (5:00). Then a discussion of the House GOP’s tax plan and how it would impact California, including Liam’s hot takes on the mortgage interest deduction (6:30) and Matt’s take-it-to-the-bank prediction on the crucially important Low Income Housing Tax Credit program (12:00). Our tour of California’s housing crisis takes us next to Redondo Beach, where we interview slow-growth city councilman Nils Nehrenheim (21:00). Finally we chat with state Housing and Community Development Department director Ben Metcalf (42:00).

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