Blumenfield Concerned Over Lack of Affordable Housing in Warner Center
Since the Warner Center 2035 Specific Plan launched in late 2013, there has been a burst of multifamily development, but now a principal author of the plan wants to fix its approach to affordable housing.
Curbed Los Angeles reports that, according to figures offered by the office of Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, L.A.’s planning department has approved 2,502 units of housing in Warner Center, a figure that includes no low- or middle-income affordable housing units.
“We need to rectify this issue,” Blumenfield said at a Los Angeles City Council planning and land use management committee meeting last week. “For the Warner Center to be truly transit and pedestrian-oriented, and to thrive in an economically diverse area, we need an economically diverse population.”
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