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Abundant Housing Releases Analysis of West Hollywood Housing Element

Expert analysis of West Hollywood's housing plan finds that it will likely leave the city vulnerable to the so-called “Builder’s Remedy.”

New Report Outlines AHLA’s Successful Housing Element Advocacy

A new Abundant Housing LA report summarizes the pro-housing policy changes we have secured through our Housing Element advocacy, which consisted of getting our members involved at the local level during public outreach and having our policy staff analyze draft housing elements and send detailed comment letters to cities and the Department of Housing and […]

The Builders Remedy Comes to Santa Monica

This story about 12 proposed housing projects in Santa Monica is making news in housing circles because state law might compel the city to permit thousands of new homes in tall buildings that do not conform to local zoning. This post explains how the Housing Element process might strip Santa Monica of its “local control” […]

Understanding the California Builder’s Remedy

          Recently, a developer submitted a plan to turn the waterfront power plant in Redondo Beach into 2,300 new homes using what’s called the Builder’s Remedy. This post is about what a Builder’s Remedy is and why it’s a big deal that California might have one. Understanding the builder’s remedy requires […]

Abundant Housing Statement on Governor Newsom’s Signing of AB 2011, SB 6, and Other Bills

Abundant Housing Applauds Governor Newsom’s Signature of Housing Legislation Including AB 2011 and SB 6, Legalizing New Housing in Commercial Zones, and SB 886, Allowing Student Housing The new laws will make new housing more affordable, easier to build, and more environmentally friendly while creating good jobs. LOS ANGELES, CA—Today, Governor Newsom made history by […]

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Ladies & gentlemen, lads & lasses, the battle 🗡of the century is here: Luxury apartments vs.🤺Regular single-detached houses🤺
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🚨From now till June 7th we have this window of opportunity to shake up the status quo. We have to seize it. For an affordable, livable, and fair future. Vote your hearts out folks! 

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❤️ 100% affordable housing project walkable🚶🏻🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️from Metro’s Expo/Bundy station! Thanks to the density bonus provided through LA’s Transit-Oriented Community program, Missouri Place Apartments provides 73 homes to formally homeless individuals 🙌🏼.
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Neighborhood Change and #LatinoUrbanism with Ed Mendoza - when the neighborhood of Jefferson Park tried to become more than what it was zoned to be, the city was quick to shut everything down. Where have the pupusa ladies been? What could have been if urban planning was more understanding of Latino traditions?

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“LA used to be a place where people like my parents could really find success” - Thank you Michael for sharing your housing story with us. It feels vulnerable when the narrative has been one that if you can’t afford homes, it’s because you are not working hard enough, not smart enough, not saving enough. But you are enough - it’s the housing market that needs to be fixed 🙏🏼👊🏼
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