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Apartment auctions hit LA's tight rental market

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| Companies like Rentberry and Property Connect have created digital tools that let landlords and property managers rent to the highest — or best — bidder.

LA metro area posted dip in housing unit building permits

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Permits for housing units declined in 2016, reversing what had been a steady post-recession recovery for the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim metropolitan area.

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White parents still live near mostly white schools, study says

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White kids in the U.S.'s largest cities continue to have mostly-white neighbors — in large part because their parents want to send them to mostly-white schools.

Boyle Heights tenants fight double-digit rent increases

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An apartment building near Mariachi Plaza building is the latest front in the battle over housing affordability in Boyle Heights.

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Study: Inland Empire rental market tighter than LA's

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A study finds a lower vacancy rate than in L.A. and Orange Counties, and rents rising as much as in L.A. and twice as much as in Orange County.

LA warehouse closed after Oakland fire — others may follow

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One Los Angeles warehouse has been closed and there may be other closings as city officials investigate buildings that may pose health and safety issues.

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Boyle Heights vandalism seen as reaction to rapid changes

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Vandalism at art galleries reflect anger over changes in Boyle Heights that are driving higher rents and displacement of longtime residents, community members say.

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On Boyle Heights, art galleries, and gentrification

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Boyle Heights residents, activists and gallery owners weigh in on rising tension in the community around rising rents and demographic change.

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