TOC is Working, and L.A. Can Improve It
Recently, I wrote about how Los Angeles’ Transit-Oriented Communities (TOC) Program is successfully encouraging dense new housing near transit. Since the program launched in September 2017, over 20,000 new homes have been proposed or permitted, including nearly 4,000 that will be affordable to low-income renters. At a time when housing affordability, traffic, and homelessness seem […]
AHLA: RSVP for Burbank Happy Hour > Advocacy Hour!
The latest news and events for the Pro Housing Movement. Join | Donate | Volunteer Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day! We have a lot to celebrate today— last week, thanks to your advocacy, Governor Newsom signed a package of historic housing legislation that protects tenants, ends single family zoning, and puts guardrails in[...]
Abundant Housing LA responds to Denny Zane, Executive Director of Move LA
Denny Zane, former Mayor of Santa Monica and Founder and Executive Director of Move LA, recently shared his thoughts opposing SB 50, State Senator Scott Wiener’s bill that would enable the creation of more housing near high quality transit. We commend Move LA for the work it has done[...]
The Housing Advocate 10/12
The “Housing Advocate” is a bi-weekly collection of news stories and content related to the housing crisis here in Los Angeles. If you missed last week’s post, it can be found here Welcome to Abundant Housing’s “The Housing Advocate!” These are some key stories that the AHLA Community has found relevant to the conversation among […]
Open letter to SCAG on why the current proposed methodology violates state law
Copy of Letter – Click here for PDF David P. Bonaccorsi LAW OFFICES BERNARD, BALGLEY & BONACCORSI, LLP 3900 NewPark Mall Road, Third Floor Newark, California 94560-5242 Telephone[...]
AHLA: Read our Policy Agenda!
The latest news and events for the Pro Housing Movement. Join | Donate | Volunteer Hot Off the Press! Read our updated Policy Agenda, containing more than 30 policy recommendations, organized into five categories: plan and zone for more homes; make it easier to build homes; raise money for affordable homes and subsidies; protect tenant rights; and encourage innovation in housing design, construction, […]
A Better RHNA Methodology
SCAG has recently posted their latest RHNA methodology on their website, which you can see here. But this methodology still encourages sprawl through an increased importance of “local input” as a factor. What would a better RHNA methodology look like? Thanks to our Data & Research Director, Anthony Dedousis, you can see one here. This […]
A PRO-HOUSING AGENDA FOR LOS ANGELES
WHAT IS ABUNDANT HOUSING? WHY DO WE NEED IT IN LA? AND HOW CAN WE GET IT? Abundant Housing LA is a pro-housing organization committed to making homes in Los Angeles accessible to all. What does “abundant housing” mean? Abundant is just a fancy word for enough. We want L.A. County and the broader L.A. […]