Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Adds Article XXXIV to Constitution. Requires approval of majority of electors of county or city, voting at an election, as prerequisite for establishment of any low-rent housing project by the State or any county, city, district, authority, or other state public body. Defines low rent housing project as living accommodations for persons of low income financed or assisted by Federal Government or state public body. Exempts any project subject to existing contract between state public body and Federal Government.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 1591076; A: 50.8; N: 1542161; B: 49.2
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Const. art. XXXIV.
Earl Desmond, State Senator, Sacramento County; Frederick C. Dockweiler
Chris N. Jespersen, State Senator, Twenty-ninth District; C. J. Haggerty, Secretary, California State Federation of Labor (A. F. of L.); Fletcher Bowron, Mayor of the City of Los Angeles
PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS. REQUIRING ELECTION TO ESTABLISH California Proposition 10 (1950).