Statewide housing affordability reached its lowest level since mid-2018, as higher prices fueled by a shortage of homes for sale pushed the state’s median home price more than 22% higher on a year-over-year basis, according to the California Association of Realtors.
A preliminary inventory shows a concentration of available parcels in the city’s Downtown area as well as North and Central Long Beach. Nearly all of neighborhoods east of Lakewood Boulevard or Ximeno Avenue were left out of the inventory.
The site is one of three former hotels and motels in Long Beach that was purchased with funds from the state’s Project Homekey program.
The Century Villages at Cabrillo houses 2,133 people, yet only 32 residents have tested positive for coronavirus since March. Leadership said they acted quickly when news of COVID-19 first circulated, particularly because many of its residents are older and asthmatic.
As local, county and state eviction moratoriums sunset or near their final days, advocates fear a looming wave of evictions that could exacerbate homelessness in Long Beach.
If adopted, the item would authorize the City attorney to draft an urgent ordinance to address allegations of landlord harassment.
The Long Beach Planning Commission unanimously on Thursday approved a pilot program that would allow developers to construct up to 500 micro-units in the Midtown and Downtown areas of the city.
In another effort to combat Long Beach’s—and the state’s—housing crisis, the Long Beach Planning Commission is considering a pilot program to allow for the development of micro-units in certain parts of the city.
La propuesta describe 30 disposiciones que protegerían a los inquilinos de los desalojos ilegales, la discriminación basada en la raza, entre otras protecciones.
The proposal outlines 30 provisions that would protect tenants from illegal evictions, discrimination based on race among other protections.