Livable Places advanced affordable vibrant healthy Southern California communities through advocacy, innovation, and building.
A healthy community is one with:
- Enough affordable homes for our growing population and workforce;
- Viable transportation alternatives to driving alone;
- A variety of home types and prices in the same neighborhood;
- Homes, work places and commercial buildings compactly built near light rail and major bus lines;
- Streets that are pedestrian and bicycle friendly;
- Parks and plazas and other public gathering places in every neighborhood;
- Public and private investment in urban neighborhoods;
- Public participation in planning for growth.
In real estate developments, Livable Places strove to:
- Create community;
- Offer affordable housing to people at a variety of income levels;Use green building practices to create healthy homes;
- Increase the opportunities for homeownership in established neighborhoods near efficient public transit;
- Use high quality design, and
- Reach out to the neighborhood residents.
For highlights of recent accomplishments, see our 2007 Year in Review
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