Density Bonus

A bill to reduce parking minimums for residential or mixed-use developments that include affordable units passed a key Senate committee. AB 744 amends the state's density bonus law, itself controversial, that incentivizes building affordable housing.
Jul 16, 2015   Streetsblog California
Seeking to standardize what is considered an ad hoc and inconsistent approach to allowing extra density in downtown developments, Austin's city council will consider a new bonus program later this month.
Jun 4, 2013   Austin American-Statesman
Mixed-income housing - infusing affordable housing with market-rate units - is relying more on incentives and subsidies, than mandates, to stimulate development.
Jun 21, 2012   Urban Land
City officials in Austin are considering a new incentive for builders willing to include public spaces in new projects.
Dec 1, 2009   Austin American-Statesman
A judge has ruled against parts of SB 1818, a density bonus law that allows taller building limits in exchange for affordable housing units.
Apr 15, 2009   Los Angeles Times
<p>An influential Vancouver Realtor has proposed a density bonus scheme that he says would get developers to provide more housing affordable to first-time buyers.</p>
May 15, 2008   The Province