This Long Beach councilmember actually wants to talk bluntly about homelessness—including focusing on those teetering toward it and finding more ways to solve it

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Photo by Brian Addison. At least someone with the power to change was paying attention to an important document hidden within the nightmarish Land Use Element (LUE) conversation. Amidst NIMBY-ish screams and shouts, practically no one paid attention to an...

48-Unit Affordable Housing Development in Long Beach Moving Forward After Scoring Tax Credit Award

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Love looking at renderings of upcoming developments in the city? Click here for our full archive. **** Renderings courtesy of Killefer Flammang Architects. Following an award of a 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credit—LIHTC, often pronounced “lie-tech” amongst housing builders—the 48-unit...