Inglewood Measures H & I

The goals of Measures H & I are to fund Inglewood public safety and essential city services.

Measure H

Measure H raises the hotel visitor tax by 1.5%, in line with neighboring cities like Santa Monica, Culver City, and Los Angeles. Several new hotels, along with major entertainment developments, are contributing to growing hotel demand in Inglewood. Measure H will generate an additional $730,000 annually towards essential city services.

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Measure H applies to hotel visitors only, not Inglewood residents.

Measure I

Measure I increases the transfer tax on real estate transactions valued over $1.1 million. Measure I only applies to the top 2% of real estate transactions in Inglewood and generates $3.5 million annually towards essential city services. Measure I does not increase property taxes.

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Measure I increases tax for large real estate transactions over $1.1M

If adopted, Measures H&I will contribute $4.2M annually towards Inglewood essential city services.

The City Council set out its goals for the measures in Resolutions No. 21-130 & 21-131 which can be found on cityofinglewood.org.

Ensure emergency response, health services, and disaster preparedness by maintaining 911 emergency response and paramedic services, creating public health programs, and preparing for future emergencies.
Improve traffic flow in Inglewood by funding new public transportation and rail projects and addressing parking needs.
Keep Inglewood clean and safe by ensuring public safety, keeping Inglewood streets, sidewalks and parks clean and updated, addressing homelessness, and funding police and fire protection.
Preserve public health and homelessness programs, aiding those that need it most.
Ensure more affordable housing options for Inglewood renters and local residents.
Support local business and job creation through projects that protect local and small business funding in Inglewood and encourage long-term job creation within the city.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Transient Occupancy Tax/Measure H

Measure H raises the hotel visitor tax to 15.5% in line with neighboring cities like Santa Monica, Culver City, and Los Angeles. Several new hotels, along with major entertainment developments, are contributing to growing hotel demand in Inglewood. Measure H will generate hundreds of thousands of dollars annually for essential city services.

Any increase in the hotel visitor tax would only impact those who stay in hotel rooms.

The City of Inglewood projects Measure H will generate an additional $730,000 a year toward essential city services.

The additional funds generated will support essential city services such as:

  • Preserving emergency response and improving public health and safety
  • Keeping public areas clean, safe, and beautiful
  • Improving traffic and accessibility through transportation infrastructure projects such as the Inglewood Transit Connector

The current hotel visitor tax rate is 14%, lower than many neighboring cities.

The hotel visitor tax has not been updated since 1998.

Yes.

Frequently Asked Questions for
Real Estate Transfer Tax/Measure I

Measure I will increase the property transfer tax on real estate transactions valued over $1.1 million. Measure I will only apply to the top 2% of real estate transactions in Inglewood and will generate millions annually towards essential city services.

Under Measure I, 98% of real estate transactions will remain the same. Measure I will only affect the top 2% of real estate transactions.

Measure I will generate approximately $3.5 million annually toward essential city services.

The additional funds generated will support essential city services such as:

  • Preserving emergency response and improving public health and safety
  • Keeping public areas clean, safe, and beautiful
  • Improving traffic and accessibility through transportation infrastructure projects such as the Inglewood Transit Connector

Either the seller or buyer may pay the real property transfer tax during the transfer or sale.

Yes, the real property transfer tax applies to all property sales, including residential and commercial.

No. Measure I does not increase property taxes.