LA proposes putting ‘anti-displacement’ zones around luxury development

By Bianca Barragan : curbed – excerpt

It’s aimed at helping renters in a one-mile radius around new buildings

The Los Angeles City Council voted today to lay the groundwork for creating “anti-displacement zones” around new market-rate or “luxury” residential buildings that contain no affordable units.

The vote directs the city’s housing and community investment department, city planning, department, and the city attorney’s to draft an ordinance that would put in place a battery of protections aimed at helping renters in a one-mile radius around new developments.

The proposal stems from a motion introduced by Councilmember Herb Wesson, Jr…. (more)

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