LA Daily News: LA’s $100 million affordable-housing ‘linkage fee’ could pass City Council

LA Daily News: LA’s $100 million affordable-housing ‘linkage fee’ could pass City Council
December 13, 2017 Peter

The 363-unit project at 21221 Oxnard Street in Woodland Hills is one of 529 new apartment buildings completed or under construction in Southern California., The project is owned by the AERC Warner Center and is being developed by Fairfield Development. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)A Los Angeles City Councilman who helped craft a proposed affordable housing linkage fee expressed confidence that the measure would pass when it comes up for a vote today. The fee has been one of the most hotly debated proposals to come through Los Angeles City Hall in recent times, with some council members and key business leaders expressing hesitation while it was dissected at four Planning and Land Use Management Committee meetings. But some of the skeptical council members appear to have moved toward supporting the fee. “We’ve got something that I think should be able to pass on Wednesday and that most council members at least have come around to support, from the sense I get,” Councilman Jose Huizar, who chairs the Planning Committee, told City News Service.

 

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