L.A.'s New Tool for More Efficient City Asset Management
The Los Angeles City Controller’s office recently released an updated version of its online government asset mapping tool, Property Panel, which identifies all publicly-owned properties in the city of Los Angeles. The Planning Report spoke with Controller Ron Galperin on his latest announcement proposing the creation of the Los Angeles Municipal Development Corporation, a nonprofit entity that would be tasked with managing identified assets in a more strategic way.
Galperin highlights opportunities for the city to put underutilized assets to work while meeting the service needs of communities across LA, commenting:
"It has been my interest to see how we can best leverage and manage these city assets, and how we take a necessary and holistic look to accomplish important city goals whether it’s about low-income, senior, and homeless housing, open space, or projects that can generate a revenue source that can help fund the many things that we want to get done in the city of LA."
Read the full interview at The Planning Report: