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Housing Headlines April 4, 2023

It was a fairly slow week in housing news. The LA Times had a cute profile of a Chilean- and Ukrainian-American couple who built a pair of ADUs for their aging parents, an update on the Skid Row Housing Trust going bust, and a piece on how higher mortgage interest rates are discouraging would-be home […]

Housing Headlines March 28, 203

Here in LA, a new USC study tracked the pollution impacts of driving, finding that Angelenos who drive less are exposed to more pollution. The Times ran an editorial on Mayor Bass’ homelessness record and an op ed in favor of AB 68, the AHLA-endorsed policy to stop sprawl while streamlining infill housing. Further afield, […]

Press Release: AB 1335 Passes Out of Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2023 Contact: Max Dubler / maxdubler@abundanthousingla.org Abundant Housing Bill to Align Regional Housing And Transportation Planning Moves Out Of Committee The bill will ensure housing and transportation plans’ population targets match, making it easier to secure affordable housing funding and coordinate infrastructure investment. LOS ANGELES, CA—AB 1335, Abundant Housing’s sponsored […]

Abundant Housing Endorses AB 1287

Today, Abundant Housing LA endorsed AB 1287, which strengthens the state density bonus law by allowing additional bonus density and zoning concessions for projects that incorporate certain percentages of homes affordable to moderate income households and would ensure that density bonus law will apply in the Coastal Zone. Read our full endorsement letter below:

AHLA Endorses Asm. Lee’s Single-Stair Reform Bill

Abundant Housing LA is proud to endorse AB 835, Assemblymember Lee’s single-stair building reform bill. Currently the California Building Code requires apartment buildings over three stories in height to have two exit stairways. While intended to promote safety and facilitate emergency egress, some other countries allow single-stair buildings, above three stories in height and have […]

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