Let’s Not Limit Equity and Opportunity to L.A.’s Boulevards
This piece is a joint collaboration of Luis de la Rosa and Patrick Dexter at Pacific Urbanism and Anthony Dedousis at Abundant Housing LA. Abundant Housing LA and Pacific Urbanism are both committed to creating a more affordable, diverse, economically vibrant, and environmentally sustainable Los Angeles. So we[...]
Friend, we do love winning!
J O I N | D O N A T E | V O L U N T E E R Hi Friend, Two weeks ago, the California Department of Housing and Community Development published a memo that massively increases the amount of “zoned capacity” for new housing that local […]
An Under-the-Radar Win for Housing in California
Anthony Dedousis, AHLA Policy & Research Director; Chris Elmendorf, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis; Esteban García, AHLA Communications Manager Pro-housing advocates across California have been laser-focused on the Regional Housing Needs Assessment, a state-mandated process by which every city in California must develop a[...]
Huizar corruption scandal reveals need for reform in housing practices
LOS ANGELES – As new details emerge in the corruption investigation of LA City Councilmember José Huizar, Abundant Housing LA believes that major reforms to land use and development governance are necessary to stamp out corruption and ensure that the fight against the housing crisis remains a top priority.[...]
The Economics of Canceling Rent and Mortgages
It’s no surprise to anyone that the advent of a global pandemic is inducing a worldwide economic meltdown. For months offices have been turned into ghostly shells, busy city streets into silent lanes, and restaurant halls dormant all because coming into close contact with another person holds the potential to[...]
Friend, keep your meetings public!
J O I N | D O N A T E | V O L U N T E E R Hi Friend, Lockdown sucks. But it has had one surprising and positive effect: the democratization of local government meetings and hearings. Through the magic of the internet, more and […]
Repeal Article 34 now
“No low rent housing project shall hereafter be developed, constructed, or acquired in any manner by any state public body until, a majority of the qualified electors of the city, town or county, as the case may be, in which it is proposed to develop, construct, or acquire the same, voting upon such issue, approve […]
Friend, this vile law has got to go 👋
J O I N | D O N A T E | V O L U N T E E R Hi Friend, “No low rent housing project shall hereafter be developed, constructed, or acquired in any manner by any state public body until, a majority of the qualified […]