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Housing

Update on Reese-Davidson Community

An affordable and supportive housing development on the parking lots at Venice-Dell-Pacific Venice Community Housing and Hollywood Community Housing are excited to announce that our planned housing development has been named the Reese-Davidson Community, and that images of the site are now ready for viewing!  We are also planning a clean-up, beautification and outreach day...

Moe Stavnezer – Presenté

  Moe Stavnezer was a tireless fighter for a Venice which is now gone but not yet forgotten. It was a Venice which was a counter cultural mecca, a community of small individual two story or 24 foot high homes and duplexes, of homeowners with small incomes, working stiffs, professionals and students who voted Democrat...

Venice-Dell-Pacific Housing Project Proposed implementation of HHH in our neighborhood

By Lisa Robins The mysterious Venice-Dell-Pacific (VDP) is a controversial project which would create 136 units of affordable and permanent supportive housing on city owned land in the median currently being used as a parking lot, bordering North and South Venice Boulevards, Dell, and Pacific Avenues. There’s been a maelstrom of competing claims by various...

SNAPCHAT REPORT

by Jon Wolff The following is from a recent conversation with a concerned Venice resident about the Snapchat problem. The resident requested to be identified only as Concerned Venetian. JW: You live close by the Thornton Lofts area. Is that right? CV: Correct. JW: And you’ve seen a lot of things that go on in...

THE VENICE/ DELL/ PACIFIC HOUSING PROJECT

by MARTY LIBOFF This slideshow is from Venice Community Housing. There is a large affordable housing project being proposed for Venice. There was a community discussion about the project on June 23 at the Israel Levin Senior Center. Members of the Venice Community Housing Corporation presented the plans for 136 affordable units on Pacific Ave....

Venice-Dell-Pacific Vision Plan Is Inclusive.

Venice Community Housing has released a “Preliminary Vision  for the Venice-Dell-Pacific Parking Lots” presentation.  This document outlines the general planning resulting from the many conversations they have had with the community and everyone involved. A Meeting was held Thursday night,  3/9/2017,  at Beyond Baroque where the plan was presented to an overflow crowd. Presenters were from  Venice...

Why Property Owners Should Vote NO to the Venice Beach Business Improvement District

Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are, by design, controlled by a very small group of commercial property owners, excluding the voice of most paying into the BID and completely excluding residential property owners, tenants, commercial operators who lease their sites, and other stakeholders in Venice. Venice Beach has long been a center for democracy and diversity...

What are Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and Why Should Venice Community Members Be Concerned?

What is a BID? Business Improvement Districts (“BIDs”) are public-private partnerships, established under State and local laws that give Cities the power to form districts in which all businesses in the district pay assessments to supplement municipal expenditures. More recent statutes greatly expanded the power of BIDs, including authorizing expenditures on private security and sanitation...
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