City of L.A. holds housing workshops
Dept. of City Planning shares blueprint, strategies
The City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning has announced community workshops to discuss the Draft 2006-2014 Housing Element Update.
The Housing Element of the General Plan is the city�s blueprint for meeting its housing and growth challenges, and includes a description of housing conditions and needs; goals and policies that define the City�s housing strategy; and, implementation programs to create sustainable, mixed-income neighborhoods across the City.
Local workshops will be held on Wednesday, April 23, 4:30 -7:30 p.m. at the Mark Ridley Thomas Constituent Service Center, 8475 S. Vermont Ave., L.A. 90044; and Thursday, April 24, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Henry Medina West Los Angeles Parking Enforcement Facility, 11214 Exposition Blvd., 2nd Floor, L.A., 90064.
A copy of the Draft Housing Element document is available for review electronically on the city�s website (http://cityplanning.lacity.org � under �What�s New�). Copies are also available at the City�s Central and Regional Libraries, Mayor and City Council field offices, and Department of City Planning public counters. Written comments are welcome via e-mail to Naomi.Guth@lacity.org through April 30, 2008. For more information and additional workshop locations, call (213) 978-1363.