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  • 04/16/2021 11:52 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

     The City Council on Tuesday voted to use most of its $29.3 million in federal recovery funds to tackle homelessness, reopen facilities and provide rent relief to Pier and non-profit City tenants.

    Read More: https://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2021/April-2021/04_15_2021_City_Council_Allocates_More_Than_29_Million_in_Federal_Recovery_Funds.html

  • 04/15/2021 9:15 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

    Santa Monica City Council provided initial direction on how to allocate Santa Monica’s $29.3 million in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds provided through the American Rescue Plan (ARP).  Council directed stimulus funds to support community economic recovery, including recovery for City non-profit and Pier tenants, as well as to address homelessness and provide community services, including reopening City facilities and services when permitted by public health orders.  Additional direction will be provided when Council meets for its FY 2021-23 Biennial Budget Study Session on May 25.

    Read More: https://www.santamonica.gov/press/2021/04/14/council-directs-initial-american-rescue-plan-act-funds-to-support-rent-abatement-for-city-tenants-and-community-priorities

  • 04/13/2021 9:35 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

    On March 22, Lee introduced AB 854, which was co-authored by Bloom and strives to end the speculator eviction loophole of the Ellis Act by requiring landlords own property for at least five years before invoking the act.

    Read More: https://www.smdp.com/rent-control-board-supports-assemblymember-blooms-legislation-to-deter-ellis-act-evictions/203817

  • 04/13/2021 9:24 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

    A former City Councilmember, a retired Santa Monica police department veteran and four City commissioners are among the 53 applicants vying for nine seats on the new police oversight commission.

    Read More: https://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2021/April-2021/04_12_2021_52_Residents_Apply_for_Police_Oversight_Commission.html

  • 04/12/2021 9:34 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

    Take a look at a collection of Westside properties that a LA lawmaker is proposing bringing homeless shelters to...

    Read More: https://smmirror.com/2021/04/edify-tv-a-look-at-a-proposed-westside-homeless-shelter-locations/

  • 04/12/2021 8:59 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

    But Wiener kept pushing in pre-pandemic speeches for more aggressive attacks on the single-family zoning he appears to consider an abomination. Some of his message has seeped in.

    The best evidence came when the city of Sacramento in January took the first step toward ending R-1 zoning within its boundaries. You could call the almost certain new zoning category R-4 because it would allow rebuilding or restructuring existing homes into up to four units on every lot in previously one-parcel, one-home areas.

    Read More: https://smmirror.com/2021/04/cities-chip-away-at-r-1-zoning/

  • 04/09/2021 9:09 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

    San Francisco Democrat Senator Scott Wiener has tried for several years to end single family zoning laws to allow for dense “Stack & Pack” housing to replace single family homes.

    Stack & Pack housing is very unpopular in most California cities

    Read More: https://californiaglobe.com/section-2/sen-wieners-dense-housing-bill-passes-senate-committee/

  • 04/09/2021 9:00 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

    Letter to the Editor

    Regarding state imposed housing mandates (cobbled together in a backroom by unelected officials and completely unenforceable)…

    Read More: https://www.smdp.com/letter-to-the-editor/161870

  • 04/09/2021 8:50 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

    Picking up the financial pieces from the receding Covid-19 crisis, the City is simultaneously making incremental unresearched decisions that will have long lasting, significant, and likely unintended consequences on services, city amenities, cost of living, and quality of life and housing affordability across all the neighborhoods. 

    Read More: https://smmirror.com/2021/04/sma-r-t-column-santa-monicas-precarious-business-plan/

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