Huntington Beach votes down proposed apartment moratorium
Huntington Beach officials on Monday rejected a moratorium on apartment development along an important stretch of the city.
The City Council voted 4-2, with one abstention, against halting apartment construction in the Beach-Edinger Corridor Specific Plan.
The council, however, directed staff to reduce the number of units that can be developed along the Beach Boulevard and Edinger Avenue corridors.
“This is a reasonable direction considering the alternative,” said Tommy Thompson, executive director of the California Apartment Association’s Orange County Division. “This vote came after a successful advocacy effort on the part of CAA and our coalition partners.”
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