Environment & Science

Antelope Valley housing project one step closer to reality

Commissioners listen as representatives from the Centennial Housing Project present their case for approval.
Commissioners listen as representatives from the Centennial Housing Project present their case for approval.
KPCC/Caleigh Wells

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Dozens of LA residents came to speak at the LA County Regional Planning Commission meeting today. Advocates of the 20,000-home project 70 miles northeast of LA says it addresses the ongoing housing crisis with affordable homes. Critics say half a million dollars a piece doesn't count as affordable, and the long-distance commutes and the currently untouched land it will sit on raises environmental red flags.