Housing Crisis

Council decides on ADU (Granny Flat) rules

In 2017, State law was amended with the intent to facilitate construction of accessory dwelling units (ADUs), commonly known as granny flats. Zoning requirements for ADUs are null and void until the adoption of an ordinance that complies with State law. Without local regulations, building permits must be issued for units that meet minimal criteria…

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Creating the Redondo Beach 5 year plan to address homelessness

Along with many other cities in Los Angeles County, Redondo Beach is developing a plan to address homelessness in our community that will open the door to use of the County’s Measure H funds for homeless services. The City’s planning consultants, Abby Arnold, and Jennifer Swan, will update us on Measure H and listen to…

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The Housing Crisis on CalMATTER’s

Sharing this from The Housing Crisis on CalMATTERs  California State Legislature has passed bills to help manage the state’s affordable housing crisis. Cities that don’t meet their state-mandated goals will lose their local control. What the bills would do A long-awaited package of housing bills includes three biggies collectively intended to put a dent in the state’s…

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