Changing Neighborhoods & Affordability |

14,000 affordable rentals could vanish from LA County

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| The below-market rental units could be converted to market-rate apartments, according to one projection. The county will consider how to keep them affordable.

CA lawmakers try again to tackle affordable housing

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The Legislature takes up 130 housing bills this session — a testament, leaders say, to the seriousness of the state's housing crisis. But will they get passed?

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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.

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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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