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The Arthur Reese - Rick Davidson low income housing facility won final approval from the L.A. bureaucracy, Dec. 1. It will provide 68 units for homeless people, 34 for low-income artists and 34 for other low-income people.

Rick Davidson was a Venice architech and leader of the Free Venice organization and Peace & Freedom Party.

Here's what he had to say in1989.

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