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Motel Conversion: Creating Permanent Affordable Housing

In this article, Meyers Nave redevelopment, real estate, and affordable housing attorney, Sue Bloch, discusses affordable housing as it pertains to motel conversion.


“Today, many cities rely on motels as last-resort shelter—providing vouchers for short-term emergency or transitional housing—but in many cases the lack of adequate property management and the absence of supportive social services have created problems for residents and neighbors. As a result, many motel residents endure overcrowding, personal safety concerns, and inadequate services.”

Go here to read the full article titled, “Motel Conversion: Creating Permanent Affordable Housing.”

This article was published in the January 2008 issue of the magazine Redevelopment by the California Redevelopment Association.