Josie Huang Correspondent
Josie Huang covers housing and changing neighborhoods for KPCC. Huang previously reported and produced for KPCC's Take Two and The Madeleine Brand Show. She is a former reporter and co-host of the evening drive-time news show for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. Prior to radio, she reported 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 Taiwan and Maryland, and attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.
Stories by Josie Huang
Less than 3 percent of the apartments and rental homes in L.A. are empty, according to new Census figures. Low supply, and high demand usually mean price increases.
More than 23,000 Chinese teens are studying in U.S., hoping to better their chances to attend American colleges and happy to avoid the dreaded Chinese entrance exam.
Will Olympic athletes be heading to the UCLA dorms in 2024? The Olympic committee decides on the host city next year, but L.A. is adding a collegiate approach to its bid.
Clusters of modern townhomes are popping up in LA neighborhoods alongside bungalows. Critics say they should blend better. The city wants public input on new rules.
The retail giant fought to open its first store in downtown Los Angeles in 2013, but pulled up stakes less than three years later.
Two members of Congress are joining with activists to oppose the sale of a senior health care nonprofit serving elderly Japanese-Americans.
Residents packed county and city meetings Wednesday. In L.A. leaders confronted a new report that estimates L.A. must spend $1.85 billion to address homelessness.
The L.A. City Attorney on Thursday announced charges against two men who collected fees for loan modifications without doing the work.
Los Angeles and L.A. County are each holding a meeting Wednesday, inviting the public to weigh in on their respective plans to end homelessness.
What to do with LA's homeless tent encampments was a big topic for local officials in 2015. And this year, as heavy El Nino rains hit, the problem's only grown.
A new city report shows Los Angeles needs to sharply increase how much it spends annually to properly address homelessness crisis.
The plan aims to prevent people from becoming homeless in the first place, seeking to find them jobs and subsidizing housing.
As residents scramble to find temporary housing in nearby communities, they are considering rental homes listed for more than $7,000 per month.
The heavy rain collapsed tents, wheres some homeless people continue to live. Many refuse to go to shelters, claiming the conditions there are worse.
Easy Flow Raingutters in Thousand Oaks reports getting 30 to 50 calls a day in recent weeks and is looking to up its staff to meet the demand. They're not alone in the extra business.