What Housing Ballot Measures Were Decided This Week?

November 11, 2016

On election day, Los Angeles voters passed Measure JJJ: Affordable Housing and Labor Standards Related to City Planning, which requires developers to set aside affordable housing units in new projects with 10 or more units.

Trulia created a guide that covers housing ballot measures that were decided on Tuesday, with the measure’s name, detail, and result of the vote. Housing-related proposals were on the ballot in places like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, and Asheville, N.C.

Overall, measures that sought to reduce the scarcity of affordable housing performed well. The importance of these housing issues in these markets is underscored by the fact that California voters had to wade through a hefty ballot consisting of 17 state propositions, and an additional 25 local measures in San Francisco.

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