Predictions for California Planning in 2011

Paul Shigley of the <em>California Planning and Development Report</em> offers three predictions on what the state can expect to see in 2011 in terms of urban planning and development.
December 10, 2010, 9am PST | Nate Berg
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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."

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Published on Thursday, December 2, 2010 in California Planning and Development Report
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