Housing Builds Communities

Housing Builds Our Economy

Everyone needs a good job and an affordable place to live.

As a very desirable region, housing in the San Fernando Valley is in high demand. Valley cities are diligently planning to develop adequate housing, but there’s a problem. Opposition to development can slow down the process and block the completion of housing projects.


7 Reasons Why You Want More Housing in Your Neighborhood

1. Housing Creates Healthier Communities

2. Housing Can Increase Property Values

3. Housing Creates a Better Start For Kids

4. Housing Creates Jobs

5. Reduces Traffic Congestion and Creates a Cleaner Environment

6. Creates More Equitable Neighborhoods

7. Keeps Teachers and Public Safety Officers Closer to Our Neighborhoods


If you support more housing development to meet needs and reduce prices, get involved NOW.


4 Steps You Can Take Today:


  1. Speak up!

Click “I Support Housing!” to register your support.


  1. Get Social!

Housing projects are often discussed on social media, especially NextDoor.com and in Facebook Groups. Voice your support!

-Here is where you can find sample social media images to post.

-Here is where you can find sample text to post.

-Use the hashtag #HousingCreatesCommunities.


  1. Get Involved!

Contact your elected officials to voice your support for more housing.

-For Burbank, click here to contact your elected officials.

-For Calabasas, click here to contact your elected officials.

-For Glendale, click here to contact your elected officials.

-For Los Angeles, click here to contact your elected officials.

-For San Fernando, click here to contact your elected officials.


  1. Take Action!

Attend City Planning Hearings to support more workforce housing in your city.

And provide verbal or written comments in support.

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Gain a better understanding of the issues related to homelessness and housing in the San Fernando Valley.

  • What are the homelessness and housing issues in the Valley region and how are we addressing them?
  • What best practices have been implemented to deal with homelessness and housing and which can benefit the Valley?

You are invited to join us for the  Homelessness & Housing Multi-sector Conference on December 3, 2021

What Your Neighbors Think About Housing

In June, 2021, the National Association of REALTORS CA, San Fernando Valley conducted a Smart Growth Poll of 600 local residents. Learn what they said by clicking the links below.