In 2019, the City supported a change in plans to use the former Bethune Library site in Council District 8 for the development of a Marriott Hotel. The site’s initial plans were for affordable housing development, something the community had advocated for years to address the District’s increasing affordability crisis.
The Affordable Housing Los Angeles City Council District 8 report gives an overview of the housing crisis in CD8 and the need for more affordable housing production. It includes an overview of all affordable housing production in the last four years and an analysis of the loss of existing affordable housing units. Read More