Affordable Housing Update for January 28th: Rezoning Congregational Land

1 Feb

From January 28, 2022

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This week’s newsletter includes an update from Wednesday’s Planning Commission Meeting on January 26th, in which 22 people testified in support of rezoning congregational land for affordable housing. The key to this rezoning ask is for congregational land to be “by-right.” But what does this mean?

Co-founding director Jill Shook details what exactly this phrase means, and why it’s so important in this discussion.

Sarah Letts, nonprofit affordable housing developer with Hollywood Community Housing Coorporation, explained how having a project zoned by-right saved her organization 30 months of developement and $1.1 Million in project costs. 

Click here to read more! 

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