Housing

Support of measures which lead to equality of opportunity for adequate housing.
Position In Brief: 

Support of measures which lead to equality of opportunity for adequate housing.

  1. The following policies and actions should be promoted and encouraged:
    • Affirmative actions by citizens and government which promote freedom from discrimination in housing;
    • Programs and policies that extend the supply of adequate housing and the choice of community for lower income residents;
    • Efforts to strengthen citizen understanding and support;
    • Cooperation and coordination among agencies of local government that affect housing supply; and
    • Alternatives to increase the housing supply in Los Angeles such as boarding houses, house-sharing, mobile homes and refurbishing industrial buildings.
  2. Demolition of low income housing units should be curtailed unless comparable low income units replace those that are demolished.
  3. Subsidized housing programs should reflect the goal of adequate housing for low income residents in every community.
  4. Mortgage revenue bonds should be issued by the city, with priority given to low/moderate income family housing, owner occupied. Regulations preventing speculation should accompany any loans.
  5. The General Plan and land-use ordinances should reflect the goals of adequate housing for a range of income levels in all communities.
Position History: 

2004-2005 Positions (1967, 1980)

Issues: 
This position is related to which committees: 
Homeless Action
League to which this content belongs: 
Los Angeles