Will L.A. County Achieve its RHNA Goals?

Over the past few weeks, cities across Los Angeles County have been releasing final versions of their housing element updates. As AHLA members likely know, state law requires cities to create strategic plans for meeting a housing growth goal (the “RHNA target”) by...

Five Steps to a Bad Housing Element

All summer long, Abundant Housing LA and YIMBY Law have been reviewing and commenting on cities’ housing elements, strategic plans for meeting a housing growth goal (the “RHNA target”) over the coming 8 years. Housing elements must encourage strong housing growth by...

An Open Letter on Judge Carter’s Order

Every Angeleno knows that homelessness in Los Angeles has been at a crisis point for years. The tragedy on our streets has become even more salient as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and Judge David Carter’s recent order in the case of LA ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS,...