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Josie Huang covers housing and changing neighborhoods for KPCC. She last reported for and co-hosted the evening news show for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. Prior to radio, she wrote 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 Maryland and Taiwan.
Stories by Josie Huang
The California Association of Realtors found that homes selling for asking price make up 43 percent of the market compared to 29 percent a year ago.
Officials delay action on a proposal to cap short-term rentals at 180 days as the number of short-term rentals mushrooms.
You can thank (or blame) tech companies, who have driven a nearly 12 percent increase in values over the past year.
Developers have submitted 19 applications under the city's new affordable housing incentive program created after passage of Measure JJJ.
With apartments in short supply, the city is moving toward adding more protections for tenants fearful of being pushed out of their units.
Rents will keep rising over the next two years because the supply of apartments is tight and not enough new housing is being built, a USC study says.
The City Council's planning committee gave its final approval to a fee on developers that would help pay for subsidized housing.
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.
What does it say about the culture of the film industry that the allegations against the movie mogul never became public until now?
Better technology and more communal spaces are some of the perks landlords hope will lure renters in their teens and early 20s.
NBC reportedly paid Kelly more than $15 million dollar a year to sign on. But should the network be having second thoughts?
Passed by a party-line vote, a bill before Governor Brown would move our voting date up three months to March. Concerns about the bill range from the extension of election season by several months to Democrats having more of a voice in picking candidates.
President Trump and the leader he has dubbed "Rocket Man" may be burning out their fuses, but that's about it, says the director of Korean studies at USC.
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.
Los Angeles is third among major cities facing greatest risk of home damage because of natural disasters, according to a new Attom Data Solutions report.