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.
A housing and resource center for homeless individuals in North Long Beach originally slated to open earlier this month was set back. The project is now on track to be operational in September.
The two residential towers would add much needed housing to the Downtown area, with each of the structures proposed to be about 115-feet tall.
Construction workers have broke ground on a seven-story, 142-unit mixed-use development at the southwest corner of Broadway and Magnolia.
As for who’s renting these pricier Downtown apartments, trends have shown a rise in single, college-educated workers who live alone.