Be sure to check out Abundant Housing LA’s recent op-ed in the LA Times, on how LA can solve our housing challenges without displacing current residents. SB 827, State Senator Scott Wiener’s pro-housing bill that would allow much more housing to be built near transit, could be amended to create that opportunity.
Abundant Housing LA supports more homes of all types. We are proud to help advance multi-faceted housing solutions to expand the number of homes while also helping those who lack a place to live and those who have a home, but feel a lack of security due to high rents or precarious tenure.
This week we weighed in on a number of critical housing policies. Our director, Brent Gaisford published an op-ed in the LA Times suggesting that a right-to-remain for tenants, combined with upzoning near transit as proposed by SB 827, would be a powerful combination to protect tenant rights and to increase housing supply.
An article in the Times quoted the Abundant Housing LA letter in support of the City’s permanent Supportive Housing Ordinance that policy committee members Ezra Hammer and Mark Vallianatos had drafted.
Mark also spoke in favor of the PSH ordinance and the city’s Motel Conversion Ordinance on AirTalk on KPCC.
We look forward to supporting pro-housing policies and being part of the conversation on how Los Angeles and California can have enough homes.