The Los Angeles Department of City Planning is accepting comments on draft guidelines for a new transit-based affordable housing incentive program. The new program is required by Measure JJJ (adopted by voters in November 2016) and creates development incentives for residential or mixed-use projects within a half-mile of a major transit stop that contain a minimum percentage of on-site affordable units.
The draft guidelines outline proposed incentives and eligibility criteria, including the following:
The draft guidelines are available for public comment prior to consideration by the City Planning Commission, which is tentatively scheduled for May 11, 2017. Through April 13, 2017, city planning staff will accept comments via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (213) 978-2666 for inclusion in staff's report to the Commission. After April 13, 2017, comments can be provided to the City Planning Commission at email@example.com.
Holland & Knight's West Coast Land Use and Environmental Group is available to assist you in reviewing these draft guidelines and in analyzing their applicability to your project.
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