In Los Angeles…
One third of Angelenos spend more than half their income on rent
57,000 people live in the streets and shelters in L.A. County – a 75% increase since 2012.
600,000 units are needed to meet demand of lower-income renters.
Prop 10, a measure staunchly opposed by LABC is defeated by voters
Released “Housing Pays: Capturing the Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Increased Housing Production for the City of L.A.”
Co-authored Prop. H, which was overwhelmingly approved by voters
Prop. HHH passes with active support from LABC
Released “LA’s New Frontier: Capturing Opportunities for New Housing, Economic Growth and Sustainable Development in LA River Communities”
Mayor Garcetti announced plan to build 100,000 new housing units by 2021 at annual LABC Mayoral Housing Transportation and Jobs Summit
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CALL TO ACTION: LA BUSINESS COUNCIL URGES LEADERS TO BREAK WITH INEFFECTIVE, COSTLY HOMELESSNESS POLICIES AND ACT NOW TO SCALE INNOVATIVE, COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS
Top pollster finds local voters want stronger leadership, immediate short-term measures and a Right to Housing; voters losing hope and frustrated by lack of progress LOS ANGELES (Dec. 6, 2021) – As tens of thousands of people in the region remain unhoused on sidewalks...
The Los Angeles Business Council issued the following statement today regarding the former legislative leaders’ proposal to Senate pro Temp Atkins and Speaker Rendon calling for $20 billion in state funds over the next five years to address homelessness in California:...
L.A. BUSINESS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES KEY ENDORSEMENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2020 STATEWIDE BALLOT MEASURES