Neighborhood Integrity Initiative

March 28, 2017

Ballot Box Planning in California: Results From Developers & Municipalities Turning To Citizen Initiatives

At the USC Real Estate Forum, Amy Forbes, Beverly Grossman Palmer, and Steve Sugerman provided insight on how cities, developers, and the courts have handled ballot-box land-use initiatives.

March 23, 2017

LA’s Updated Plans Require Integration, Consistency, Consensus

After the defeat of Measure S and Mayor Eric Garcetti's subsequent Executive Directive 19, LA City Planning Director Vince Bertoni joins TPR and discusses the new planning framework coming to City Hall.

March 23, 2017

Councilmember Ryu Opines On Needed LA City's Planning Reforms To Regain Public Trust

TPR sits down with Los Angeles Councilmember David Ryu after the defeat of Measure S to discuss his vision for planning and development reforms.

March 14, 2017

How To Plan For A Better City? With Global Experience, 5+design Weighs In

5+design principals Mike Ellis and Tim Magill on how LA can move forward on a land-use regime, utilizing their unique experience on developing for density in other global megacities.

February 23, 2017

José Huizar On Downtown Building & City Council Vote To Reform Planning In Shadow Of Measure S Vote

Councilmember José Huizar authored a motion calling for Community Plan updates to be completed every six years. He believes City Hall can establish and fund a framework for the “real work” of planning.

January 20, 2017

Santa Monica's Rick Cole Values City Planning and Citizen Engagement—Perhaps Why No-Growth Measure Failed To Pass

After Santa Monica's rejection of the growth-restricting Measure LV, Rick Cole is hopeful for the future of good planning in the LA area.

October 24, 2016

LA City Councilmember Ryu Candidly Prioritizes City Planning & Development Reform

Councilmember David Ryu provides an update on City of Los Angeles efforts to address the broken planning process that has led to the initiatives on the November and March ballots.

September 20, 2016

Cecilia Estolano: Why New Affordable Housing Draws the Short Straw in Los Angeles

Cecilia Estolano diagnoses the city of Los Angeles's historically flawed planning process, advocating instead for comprehensive community planning and equitable economic development.

August 22, 2016

Neighborhood Integrity Initiatives’s Letter to Mayor Garcetti: Either Lead on Planning or Voters Will

Jill Stewart, Campaign Director for the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, sheds light on her group's tactical move to meet with Mayor Eric Garcetti and provide a list of demands that must be met by August 24.

May 19, 2016

Excerpts from Ziman Center Forum on Los Angeles Planning Ballot Initiatives: Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste

Excerpts from the April 27th event hosted by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, Urban Land Institute-LA, and The Planning Report.

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