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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