The Truth about LUVE, Money & Housing

The Land Use Voter Empowerment (LUVE) Initiative will stop oversized projects while protecting rent controlled and affordable housing in Santa Monica. Our current City Council believes dense, tall, and ill-designed projects are a worthwhile exchange for a handful of affordable units and other minimal “community benefits.” The truth is LUVE strongly supports housing, but will … Continue reading The Truth about LUVE, Money & Housing

Answering questions about Santa Monica’s LUVE initiative

By now, most of you may have heard of the LUVE initiative. LUVE stands for Land Use Voter Empowerment. It is a citywide initiative started by Residocracy to allow residents to vote on major city development issues and projects. Signatures are now being collected to place it on the November ballot. This initiative is in … Continue reading Answering questions about Santa Monica’s LUVE initiative

6 reasons to support Santa Monica’s LUVE initiative

Some of you may have heard of the LUVE initiative. We support this measure, which aims to protect Santa Monica from overdevelopment, keep traffic from getting worse, preserve resources and protect the widely loved character of the town. This SMa.r.t. column explains what it is and why we support it. LUVE stands for Land Use … Continue reading 6 reasons to support Santa Monica’s LUVE initiative