Tag: Assemblyman Richard Bloom

Rezoning not required to produce needed “affordable” housing

Rezoning not required to produce needed “affordable” housing

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Chronicle and our readers, I hope, are grateful to Hancock Park neighbor Marilyn Wells for contributing six informative columns, over the past six months, dealing with the omnipresent and critical issue of unfortunate people living on the streets and sidewalks. Her final column appears on Page ­­­­­­ 2 of Section 2, and I […]

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On Preservation: Assaults from Sacramento, part two: The Assembly now attacks!

On Preservation: Assaults from Sacramento, part two: The Assembly now attacks!

| July 29, 2020 | 3 Comments

When I last reported on the shotgun blast of California State Senate bills aimed at the heart of single-family neighborhoods and the quaint idea of local control, I had been keeping an eye on the second barrel coming out of the Assembly which produced its own buckshot of bills. Like the Senate proposals, these bills […]

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Local lawmaker pushes for denser housing: Assemblyman Bloom has two bills

Local lawmaker pushes for denser housing: Assemblyman Bloom has two bills

| June 3, 2020 | 1 Comment

Following the defeat of SB 50, and its predecessor SB 827 — controversial bills that would have preempted local control of zoning — California politicians have returned to the drawing board. Among them, local Assemblyman Richard Bloom, who has a constituency that stretches from Santa Monica to Larchmont Village, has sponsored two housing-related bills that […]

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