California Government Code Section 65584.3




(a) A city that is incorporated to promote commerce and industry, that is located in the County of Los Angeles, and that has no residentially zoned land within its boundaries on January 1, 1992, may elect to adopt a housing element that makes no provision for new housing or the share of regional housing needs as determined pursuant to Section 65584 for the current and subsequent revisions of the housing element pursuant to Section 65588, for the period of time that 20 percent of all tax increment revenue accruing from all redevelopment projects, and required to be set aside for low- and moderate-income housing pursuant to Section 33334.2 of the Health and Safety Code, is annually transferred to the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles.

(b)(1) The amount of tax increment to be transferred each year pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be determined at the end of each fiscal year, commencing with the 1992-93 fiscal year.  This amount shall be transferred within 30 days of the agency receiving each installment of its allocation of tax increment moneys, commencing in 1993.

(2) On or before December 31, 1992, the agency shall make an additional payment to the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles that eliminates any indebtedness to the low- and moderate-income housing fund pursuant to Section 33334.3.  This amount shall be reduced by any amount actually expended by the redevelopment agency for principal or interest payments on agency bonds issued prior to the effective date of the act that adds this section, when that portion of the agency's tax increment revenue representing the low- and moderate-income housing set-aside funds was lawfully pledged as security for the bonds, and only to the extent that other tax increment revenue in excess of the 20-percent low- and moderate-income set-aside funds is insufficient in that fiscal year to meet in full the principal and interest payments.

(c) The Department of Housing and Community Development shall annually review the calculation and determination of the amount transferred pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b).  The department may conduct an audit of these funds if and when the Director of Housing and Community Development deems an audit appropriate.

(d) The amount transferred pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b) shall fulfill the obligation of that city's redevelopment agency to provide for housing for low- and moderate-income families and individuals pursuant to Sections 33334.2 to 33334.16, inclusive, of the Health and Safety Code.  The use of these funds for low- and moderate-income families in the region of the Southern California Association of Governments within which the city is located shall be deemed to be of benefit to the city's redevelopment project areas.

(e)(1) The amount transferred pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b) to the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles shall be expended to provide housing and assistance, including, but not limited to, that specified in subdivision (e) of Section 33334.2 of the Health and Safety Code for low- and moderate-income families and individuals, in the region of the Southern California Association of Governments within which the city is located.

(2) Funds expended pursuant to this subdivision shall be expended in accordance with all of the following:

(A) The funds shall be expended for the construction of low- and moderate-income housing located no further than 15 miles from the nearest boundary line of the City of Industry.

(B) The low- and moderate-income housing constructed pursuant to this subdivision shall be in addition to any other housing required by the housing element of the general plan of the jurisdiction in which the low- and moderate-income housing is constructed.

(C) Funds may be encumbered by the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles for the purposes of this subdivision only after the authority has prepared a written plan for the expenditure of funds to be transferred to the authority pursuant to this subdivision and has filed a copy of this expenditure plan with the Department of Housing and Community Development.

(f) A city that meets the conditions specified in subdivision (d) shall continue to have responsibility for preparing a housing element pursuant to Section 65583 only to the extent to which the assessment of housing needs, statement of goals and objectives, and the five-year schedule of actions relate to the city's plan to maintain, preserve, and improve the housing that exists in the city on the effective date of the act which adds this section.

(g) This section shall not become operative unless and until a parcel of land, to be dedicated for the construction of a high school, is transferred pursuant to a written agreement between the City of Industry and the Pomona Unified School District, and a copy of this agreement is filed with the County Clerk of the County of Los Angeles.


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