This past Friday, we hosted an AHLA members-only discussion on housing issues in Los Angeles with local advocates, visiting scholars from Harvard, and Daniel D’Oca, principal and co-founder of Interboro Partners. Interboro is a Brooklyn-based Firm offering inventive and inclusive architecture, urban design, and planning services. Want to become a member?
Action Item for This Week: From 2000 to 2015, 23 states under-produced housing by 7.3 million units, with California representing nearly half that total.
In response, a bipartisan group of federal lawmakers introduced two pieces of legislation to address the national housing crisis.
The YIMBY Act requires Community Development Block Grant recipients to go on the record explaining how they are implementing pro-affordability and anti-discriminatory housing policies.
The Build More Housing Near Transit Act requires transit authorities pursuing federal transit funding to evaluate the feasibility of new housing near stations and secure a policy commitment from local governments to support both affordable and market-rate housing.
Check out the latest edition of The Housing Advocate. Read about new ADU legislation, the role of single family zoning in gentrication, supportive housing efforts in Echo Park, and SCAG‘s new RHNA methodology.
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