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Bill removing requirement for affordable housing options in developer projects on governor's desk

The Louisiana State Capitol Building/FILE (FOX 8) The Louisiana State Capitol Building/FILE (FOX 8)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -

A bill on Governor John Bel Edwards' desk would remove the requirement for developers to incorporate affordable housing into new projects.

According to our partners at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, The Greater New Orleans housing alliance wants the governor to veto the legislation.

The New Orleans City Council opposes the bill.

The bill removes language in a law that references "inclusionary zoning" and changes it to "voluntary economic incentives."

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