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Los Angeles City Planning engages with community members on a variety of land use issues. In addition to hosting events and speaking at neighborhood council meetings, City Planning staff maintain a blog to share updates and insights on planning matters.

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How Cities meet their housing needs Banner

Across the United States, cities are striving to be desirable places to live. From incentivizing the production of new affordable units to increasing the number of available housing options, cities like Los Angeles are doing their part to support the economic well-being of their neighborhoods.

Housing Element Poll Results

Angelenos want a variety of affordable housing options in every part of the City. That is one of the top findings from City Planning’s housing poll. Responders also expressed the desire to expand tenant protections along with more, deeply affordable housing across the City.

What is Transit Neighborhood Planning?

Focusing future development projects near public transportation hubs in large cities like Los

MLK Jr Day

On the third Monday in January, we commemorate the life of civil rights legend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Housing Quarterly Trends

While the broad economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are yet to be determined, the increase in the number of proposed housing units indicates a growth in demand for housing development.