Josie Huang Correspondent
Josie Huang covers housing and changing neighborhoods for KPCC. She last reported for and co-hosted the evening news show for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. Prior to radio, she wrote for dailies in Maine and Massachusetts. Assignments have taken her to Central America’s largest dump, a coastal Mississippi town recovering from Hurricane Katrina and the US-Canada border, which American seniors were crossing to buy cheaper prescription drugs. She grew up in Maryland and Taiwan.
Stories by Josie Huang
The Justice Department's order to withhold $4.1 billion in federal grants over immigration enforcement could affect major cities including L.A., New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C.
An apartment building near Mariachi Plaza building is the latest front in the battle over housing affordability in Boyle Heights.
Low inventory, rising interest rates and other factors are combining to make this spring the toughest for homebuyers since the recession, according to the California Association of Realtors.
City Council members can't agree on how large the backyard units should be and where they should be allowed. But they're seen as one solution to the housing crunch.
The civil rights movement helped African Americans and Latinos shape new identities in the '60s. Now, one exhibit is shining a light on the Asian American movement.
California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye wrote to the Trump administration Thursday, asking that federal agents stop arresting immigrants at state courthouses.
Mayor Eric Garcetti said he wants to create more transparency in the city's planning process by barring planning commissioners from holding ex parte meetings with developers.
Polling ahead of the election showed that those opposed to Measure S felt more definitively than those in support.
President Trump's revised travel ban gets implemented on March 16, but legal advocates make themselves available early at LAX.
Heading into Tuesday's election, we give you the basic rundown on the ways Measure S would restrict development.
Some of the mailers looked like eviction notices. Others featured the mayor, former mayor, and President Donald Trump. City and county officials have accused the Measure S campaign of misleading the public, while campaign officials defended the mailers as free speech.
Measure S is rooted in a disagreement over the impact of new housing on L.A. rents. Supporters say luxury developments make housing more expensive, and they want to stop construction. Opponents point to the city's housing shortage, arguing any construction adds to supply.
The Yes on Measure S campaign sent LA residents mailers last week that were designed to look like eviction notices from the sheriff's department. The county says the mailers are deceptive, but Measure S organizers say they stand by the mailers.
State Sen. Kamala Harris, business leaders and immigration experts cite economic contributions of foreign-born workers in California.
A new economic report shows that L.A. County has regained all of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession, but most of those jobs are in the food services industry, which pays about $20,000 per year.