Changing Neighborhoods & Affordability |

UCLA students want to start their own neighborhood council

Photo by Chris Radcliff via Flickr Creative Commons
| Some students disagree with the existing Westwood council over housing developments that they say could ease the high cost of rentals around campus.

Homebuilding is up but affordable housing is far off

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L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti says he is two-thirds of the way to his goal to build 100,000 housing units — but not everything is sunshine and roses.

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GOP tax plan could make California's housing crisis worse

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The Republican tax plan would have a "devastating" impact on the state's efforts to address affordable housing and homelessness, experts say.

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GOP tax plan disproportionately hits SoCal homebuyers

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Experts say the GOP tax plan will hit SoCal homebuyers whose mortgage interest deduction would be lowered while homeowners would also be affected.

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LA still can't decide how to regulate Airbnb

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Officials delay action on a proposal to cap short-term rentals at 180 days as the number of short-term rentals mushrooms.

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Affordable housing battle in WeHo could head to high court

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West Hollywood's requirement that developers include a certain amount of below-market rate housing is the subject of a court case the U.S. Supreme Court may hear.

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California landlords prep for Gen Z renters

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Better technology and more communal spaces are some of the perks landlords hope will lure renters in their teens and early 20s.

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Downtown LA developers move closer to Skid Row

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A new luxury high-rise is planned near Skid Row, where advocates for the homeless fear it will lead to more criminalization of those living on the streets.

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