Predictions for California Planning in 2011

Paul Shigley of the California Planning and Development Report offers three predictions on what the state can expect to see in 2011 in terms of urban planning and development.

In addition to reflecting on his half-right predictions about 2010 from last year, Shigley looks ahead and foresees greater attention being paid to affordable housing.

"Affordable housing advocates have long complained that some small and medium-sized cities waste the 20% of redevelopment tax increment that must be devoted to providing low/mod housing. The well-documented report by the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes supports the argument. In 2011, we will see a number of bills that would limit the amount of low/mod housing money redevelopment agencies may spend on planning and administration."

Full Story: Few Surprises In 2010; What Will 2011 Hold?

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