ACTION ALERT – Contact Supervisors Hahn, Ridley-Thomas & Solis urging them to support building housing in LA County!

Posted November 29th, 2018 | Status:

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ACTION ALERT –  Write to Supervisors Hahn, Ridley-Thomas and Solis urging them to support Centennial at Tejon Ranch which will build over 19,000 new homes! Let them know that #HousingSupplyMatters 

The LA County Board of Supervisors will take a key vote at their December 11th meeting and decide the fate of the Centennial at Tejon Ranch project. It is a mixed use development planning to build over 19,000 new homes with 10 million square feet of commercial space ultimately creating 23,000 permanent jobs, and over $39.1 million annually in County tax revenues that will benefit ALL of LA County.

Centennial is Los Angeles County’s opportunity to take advantage of population growth by providing diverse working-class and middle-income families an opportunity for home ownership. BizFed has been advocated this past year, #HousingSupplyMatters, so it is critical for us to mobilize and the Supervisors cast their “Yes” vote in support of Centennial at Tejon Ranch.

We are urging BizFed leaders to contact Supervisors Hahn, Ridley-Thomas and Solis. You can call or write each Supervisors .You can call or write to Supervisors Hahn, Ridley-Thomas and Solis.  You can write your personal and organization letter by using this link (CLICK HERE) which all you will need is your name, email and mailing address and press send, it is that simple. If you want to use a more formal letter please contact jerard.wright@bizfed.org and he will send you that letter template.

You can also tweet your support for the Centennial project utilizing the suggested tweets below. Remember to retweet to @BizFed and end with #HousingSupplyMatters to emphasize that building more housing projects like Centennial is the most effective solution to our housing supply and affordability crisis.

SUGGESTED TWEETS

  • Centennial @tejonranch will increase @CountyofLA’s affordable housing supply by 2,900 homes, producing more affordable housing than in the past 2 decades! @SheilaKuehl @HildaSolis @mridleythomas @SupJaniceHahn @kathrynbarger, Support Centennial on 12/11! #HousingSupplyMatters
  • Centennial @tejonranch will preserve nearly a quarter of a million acres of open space while helping solve the #HousingCrisis in @CountyofLA. @SheilaKuehl @HildaSolis @mridleythomas @SupJaniceHahn @kathrynbarger Support Centennial @tejonranch on 12/11 #HousingSupplyMatters

MEETING DETAILS
WHAT: Board of Supervisors meeting – Centennial at Tejon Ranch
WHEN: Tuesday, December 11th at 9:30 am (Please arrive by 9:00am)
WHERE: Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration – Board Hearing Room 381B, 500 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
PARKING & TRANSIT: Parking at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W Temple St. Transit ride the Metro Red and Purple Lines to Civic Center/Grand Park Station, exit Temple Street.

BACKGROUND

  • Centennial is consistent with both the LA County General Plan and the Antelope Valley Area Plan (AVAP). In 2015, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted the Antelope Valley Area Plan and updated the LA County General Plan.
  • The Ranch wide Agreement with environmental stakeholders such as Sierra Club and Audubon preserves 240,000 acres or 90% of Tejon Ranch as permanent open space, while allowing 10% of the Ranch to move forward with sustainable development.
  • LA County continues to face a housing crisis and needs a variety of housing types throughout the County of Los Angeles. Centennial’s master planned community will be able to address this problem by provided price-attainable housing that will help accommodate both regional and economic growth in LA County.
  • As a master planned community, Centennial will create more than 23,000 permanent jobs.
  • Included in the project will be 10.1 million square feet of retail/public/business park/office space and civic and institutional development.
  • Of the 19,333 new homes being developed, 15% will be set aside as affordable housing for a total of 2,900 units. This exceeds the 10% affordability used for other similar projects.
  • Centennial has agreed to the largest local hire program by private developer in LA County, hiring 30% of local residents. The local hire program will target local residents, minority-owned, women-owned, and disadvantaged business enterprises for the construction of buildings within Centennial.

If you have any questions send all replies to Jerard Wright, jerard.wright@bizfed.org

Tracy Hernandez
http://bizfed.nationbuilder.com/

 

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