In the last 10 years we’ve been hammered into loss of income by stock market crashes on investments, loss of jobs and unemployment, loss of interest income on retirement savings and diminished home values.
Add to that increased costs of living, higher food prices, skyrocketing medical costs, insurance, and health issues. On top of all that, Burbank wants some wood-roof homeowners to replace perfectly good roofs when other repairs and more energy-efficient upgrades may be a priority (“Deadline nears for residents to replace wood roofs,” Aug. 9).
The homes and homeowners are the stabilizing cement of our city and society. Please hear their concerns.