Redevelopment on its Deathbed

As lawmakers in California wrangle over the state's budget, redevelopment agencies appear to be days away from being killed.

Bill Fulton offers an analysis of the future facing redevelopment as lawmakers meet this week to iron out the budget. He says two possibilities exist:

"Either the Republicans and Democrats strike a budget deal and there's an overwhelming vote to kill redevelopment, or the Democrats bring the idea back in a way that allows a simple-majority vote and kill it separate from the overall budget deal. Either way it looks dead. "

Full Story: Death Watch for Redevelopment

Comments

Book cover of the Guide to Graduate Planning Programs 4th Edition

Thinking about Grad School?

New! 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs just released.
Starting at $24.95

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $209

Wear your city with style!

100% silk scarves feature detailed city maps. Choose from six cities with red or blue trim.
$55.00

Essential Readings in Urban Planning

Planning on taking the AICP* Exam? Register for Planetizen's AICP * Exam Preparation Course to save $50.
$369 includes free shipping!