Mission Viejo Watchdogs

We are pleased to present the definitive book on Redevelopment in California.

Did you know that a prior city council declared Mission Viejo “blighted” in order to divert property taxes from normal channels.

Mission Viejo has a redevelopment agency that encompasses much of the commercial property in the south part of the city. The agency owes more than $80 million on bonds issued for the benefit of various businesses, including the Mission Viejo Mall (Shops at Mission Viejo).

Read about redevelopment abuses in
Redevelopment, The Unknown Government, August 2004

Note: This is a scanned copy, reprinted with permission. There may be some minor inaccuracies in formating, but they do not affect the content.