Tag: developments

Newport Beach Development Approval Could Set Precedent

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.— Newport Beach City Council approved a controversial mixed-use development along the Mariner’s Mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway that it has been grappling with for months, potentially setting a new precedent for developers taking advantage of California’s latest housing laws. Council on July 27 held its fourth public hearing to review a…


Housing Plan Calls for 1.5 million New SoCal Homes

Commentary Southern California counties, cities and jurisdictions need to provision for 1.5 million new homes throughout the next eight years. California’s Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) works with local jurisdictions, analyzing population growth, job growth and transportation infrastructure to develop mandates for how many new homes jurisdictions must plan for. The approach includes…


New Affordable Housing Community Coming to Irvine

Construction for 68 affordable townhomes is underway in Irvine to help the city meet its state-mandated affordable housing quota. Sage Park will include 16 two-bedroom, 36 three-bedroom, and 16 four-bedroom homes. The construction lot spans fouracres north of Irvine Boulevard in Portola Springs. When it’s complete, it will be the first ownership project by the Irvine Community Land Trust (ICLT), a non-profit…