Gail Golberg, Director of Planning, was in strong support of this program being incorporated into the Housing Element. However, the draft matrix shows no indication that the Department of City Planning intends to follow the program during the Hollywood Community Plan update process. For one thing, none of the following multi-family residential neighborhoods are designated as subareas for protective treatment in the draft matrix:
These particular multi-family residential neighborhoods in Los Feliz are only a few examples of areas that are overzoned for development. Certainly, many other multi-family residential neighborhoods within the Hollywood Community Plan area should also receive the protection intended by the Housing Element program.