Forty-four units of affordable, assisted-living housing in downtown Long Beach will be renovated by the city thanks to a resolution passed unanimously by the city council, officials announced Monday.
Like any coastal city, living in Long Beach is expensive. There’s no dancing around the recent upward trend of property values and monthly rents, and the causes of that are up for debate. Mired in the middle of a statewide housing crisis, the Long Beach City Council hosted a study session Tuesday night to examine the obstacles and opportunities it has to combat the issue through the construction and protection of affordable and workforce housing.
The City of Long Beach will host a City Council Study Session for the public to share their thoughts on ensuring more affordable and workforce housing, on Tuesday at 5:00PM in the Council Chambers, it was announced. All are invited.
The report found that household growth will outpace household construction by about 100,000 homes annually and the gap could continue to lead to an increase of the number of people who are burdened by housing costs.
Mayor Robert Garcia is stepping in to host three community forums revolving around building workforce and affordable housing, just two months after the Long Beach City Council voted to join other cities across California in calling for a state of emergency on homelessness.
The Long Beach City Council has authorized the city and a developer, Century Housing Corporation (Century), to jointly apply for up to $17,723,734 in state funding to go toward affordable housing for lower-income seniors and veterans, according to an announcement released Friday.
The Long Beach City Council has approved two items that will preserve 148 units of affordable senior housing for 55 years, as well as provide opportunities for affordable housing for lower-income families, according to a release issued Monday.
The Long Beach City Council unanimously approved financing for renovations of 406 affordable housing units in West Long Beach, the city announced yesterday.
If you make minimum wage and rent in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area, you better get some coffee ready, as it will require you to have multiple full-time jobs in order to pay up to your landlord each month. This estimation was part of Out of Reach, the annual report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) that highlights the gaps between wages and the cost of living in cities across the country.
Low-income seniors will have more living options in Long Beach starting today as the City of Long Beach celebrated the grand opening of Ramona Park Apartments.