Jobs, Homes and the Border Loom Large as Otay Mesa's Maps Its Future

Otay Mesa wants to be a big part of the solution to San Diego’s housing crisis.

Its new community plan – which is up for a City Council vote Tuesday – aims to make the area a manufacturing jobs center, and to provide thousands of new homes to help meet the city’s shortage.

“This plan creates a middle-class job center for the region, and from my standpoint and a general plan standpoint, that’s the priority of the plan,” said Councilman David Alvarez, who represents the area.

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