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Bill to allow more density in single-family zones passes Assembly

Original post made on Aug 29, 2021

A housing bill that would loosen up restrictions in single-family zones by allowing subdivisions for up to four dwellings cleared a critical hurdle on Thursday, when the state Assembly voted to approve the legislation.

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Posted by Jake Waters
a resident of Birdland
on Aug 29, 2021 at 3:44 pm

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ā€œDemocrats opposing it. Assembly member Adrin Nazarian, D-North Hollywood, was in the latter camp. He argued on the floor that by passing the bill without also considering the impact of increased density on utilities, parking and transportation, the legislation is setting up communities for long-term failure.ā€

"We haven't dealt with a lot of the needs that go into complementing what increased housing means," Nazarian said. "We're going to be devastating those communities."

Iā€™m shocked- a Democrat that makes sense and looks down the road.