Building a Better Density Bonus, Part 5: A Revolution in Affordable Housing Provision

This is Part 5 of a five-part series by Urban One, which outlines recommendations and proposals for improving the California/Los Angeles density bonus program. Part 1 focused on background, while Parts 2 through 5 include specific recommendations to improve the density bonus and affordable housing provision throughout the region. In our Building a Better Density Bonus series we’ve covered a range […]

Building a Better Density Bonus, Part 4: Making the Most of Neighborhood Upzones

This is Part 4 of a five-part series by Urban One, which outlines recommendations and proposals for improving the California/Los Angeles density bonus program. Part 1 focused on background, while Parts 2 through 5 include specific recommendations to improve the density bonus and affordable housing provision throughout the region. With our previous proposals in Part 2 and Part 3 we’ve focused on […]

Building a Better Density Bonus, Part 3: Leveraging Public Funds to Maximize Private Investment

This is Part 3 of a five-part series by Urban One, which outlines recommendations and proposals for improving the California/Los Angeles density bonus program. Part 1 focused on background, while Parts 2 through 5 include specific recommendations to improve the density bonus and affordable housing provision throughout the region. In the last installment we discussed our first recommendation for density bonus reform: […]

Building a Better Density Bonus, Part 2: Reducing Thresholds, Increasing Participation

This is Part 2 of a five-part series by Urban One, which outlines recommendations and proposals for improving the California/Los Angeles density bonus program. Part 1 focused on background, while Parts 2 through 5 include specific recommendations to improve the density bonus and affordable housing provision throughout the region. In Part 1 of this series we discussed some of the background […]

Building a Better Density Bonus, Part 1: How the Law Works

This is Part 1 of a five-part series by Urban One, which outlines recommendations and proposals for improving the California/Los Angeles density bonus program. Part 1 focuses on background, while Parts 2 through 5 include specific recommendations to improve the density bonus and affordable housing provision throughout the region. A while back we promised to explore in greater detail some of the […]

New Report Explores LA River’s Potential For Sustainable Development and Social Equity

Urban One was privileged to work with Paul Habibi of Grayslake Advisors and the LA Business Council Institute on a new report, released this past Friday, exploring the sustainable economic development potential of the LA River and its surrounding neighborhoods. The report, “LA’s Next Frontier: Capturing Opportunities For New Housing, Economic Growth, and Sustainable Development in LA River Communities,” […]