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Los Angeles Department of City Planning

Affordable Housing Linkage Fee

The Affordable Housing Linkage Fee (AHLF) schedule, adopted June 29, 2018, places a fee on certain new market-rate residential and commercial development projects to generate local funding for affordable housing. The AHLF is adjusted annually for inflation. The calculated adjustment effective July 1, 2021, is 3.6%, and the new fees are shown on the table below. The AHLF is payable at the time of building permit issuance.