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News Release

Friday, August 11, 2006

Media Relations

Proposed Increase Housing Opportunities for LAPD Officers

What:
Los Angeles City Council-members Dennis Zine and Jack Weiss will announce a proposal to explorer public-private partnership that could improve the availability of housing for police officers in the city of Los Angeles.

When:
Friday, August 11, 2006
2:00 PM

Where:
City Hall Spring Street Steps
200 N. Spring Street

Who:
Deputy Mayor Bud Ovrom
Council-member Dennis Zine
Council-member Jack Weiss
Police Commissioner Anthony Pacheco
Police Chief William J. Bratton
Affordable Housing Commissioners

Why:
Because of rising cost of housing in Los Angeles, Council members have introduced a motion for affordable housing for LAPD candidates. This motion would allow the public and private sector to enter a partnership and utilize the surplus properties in the city and develop affordable housing for active and recruit police officers.