The Housing Advocate – 11/12/19

1) SCANPH Debate: Scott Weiner Vs. John Mirisch Recently, thanks to SCANPH and the wonderful housing podcast “Gimme Shelter,” we had the pleasure of listening to two key figures in our state’s battles over housing debate each other. The participants were:  1) Scott...

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?...

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...

RHNA – The Best and Worst

We have a housing crisis and no single city, acting on its own, can fix it. Why don’t we just give each city a housing production target to reach at different income levels and then let them figure it out? Well, that exact process already exists, and it’s called RHNA....