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Neighbors dig in against dirt trucks in the Hollywood Hills

Doheny Sunset Plaza Neighborhood Association
| Neighbors have complained angrily about trucks hauling dirt through Hollywood Hills where high-end home construction has ramped up since the recession.

How much can the Newhall Ranch project ease LA's housing crisis?

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Newhall Ranch, the Santa Clarita Valley housing development that aims to build 21,500 units over 15 to 20 years, won key approvals recently.

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House-rich, cash-poor: why these older LA hosts stand with Airbnb

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Older hosts are among Airbnb's most visible supporters. Many say the extra income lets them keep their homes while Airbnb critics say there are other options.

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Gen Xers lag in home equity as housing crash effects linger

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Generation X lags behind other generations in home equity because it's still suffering from the effects of the housing crisis that began in late 2006, a study says.

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CA to begin anti-discrimination testing of Airbnb hosts

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State regulators will soon begin auditing Airbnb hosts who have drawn discrimination complaints. The tests are part of an agreement Airbnb struck with the state.

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CA affordable housing bills buoyed by cap-and-trade dealing

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State Assemblyman Richard Bloom of Santa Monica expects a housing package making its way through the Legislature to include eight to 15 bills.

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What to know about LA's middle-income homebuyer program

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Los Angeles is expanding eligibility for its home purchase assistance program to include middle-income earners. A family of four making up to $130,200 could qualify.

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Boyle Heights tenants face eviction for unpaid rent hikes

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Tenants living near Mariachi Plaza have begun receiving eviction notices after they refused to pay rent increases as high as 80 percent.

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