Los Angeles leaders are hoping to make a significant dent in homelessness, thanks to a series of steps designed to address the issue head-on.
The new committee will advise City Council and its Housing Commission on which geographic areas and projects should receive funding.
How exactly the $20 million housing bond will be implemented and monitored continues to cause confusion and concern among residents and City Council.
San Antonio’s first-ever affordable housing bond cleared a key hurdle Thursday when the Neighborhood Improvements Community Bond Committee voted to send a list of 13 land parcels for recommended development to City Council.
The Neighborhood Improvements Bond Committee removed several areas from the list of those that may receive affordable housing bond dollars in 2017.
The Neighborhood Improvements committee is identifying general areas around the city for revitalization using the $20 million housing bond.
The committee has been meeting since September to identify geographic areas where 2017 bond funds will go toward the creation of affordable housing.
After heated exchanges between a developer and neighbors, the City’s Planning Commission voted in favor of the developer’s plans to build a 288-unit apartment complex in the Ingram Hills neighborhood.
The burgeoning Eastside will welcome yet another affordable, multi-family housing development – this time located near the intersection of Lord and South W.W. White roads.
By the end of the entire process, the committee will have ranked each geographic area in the order they think they should receive bond funding.