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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.
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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?
Companies like Rentberry and Property Connect have created digital tools that let landlords and property managers rent to the highest — or best — bidder.
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.
The housing committee for the LA City Council has approved a proposal that would require property owners to file status reports on the units they've vacated.
Historic homes facing demolition may get longer reprieve under a proposal going before the City Council's planning panel.
The Justice Department's order to withhold $4.1 billion in federal grants over immigration enforcement could affect major cities including L.A., New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C.
An apartment building near Mariachi Plaza building is the latest front in the battle over housing affordability in Boyle Heights.
Low inventory, rising interest rates and other factors are combining to make this spring the toughest for homebuyers since the recession, according to the California Association of Realtors.
City Council members can't agree on how large the backyard units should be and where they should be allowed. But they're seen as one solution to the housing crunch.
The civil rights movement helped African Americans and Latinos shape new identities in the '60s. Now, one exhibit is shining a light on the Asian American movement.
California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye wrote to the Trump administration Thursday, asking that federal agents stop arresting immigrants at state courthouses.
Mayor Eric Garcetti said he wants to create more transparency in the city's planning process by barring planning commissioners from holding ex parte meetings with developers.
Polling ahead of the election showed that those opposed to Measure S felt more definitively than those in support.
President Trump's revised travel ban gets implemented on March 16, but legal advocates make themselves available early at LAX.
Heading into Tuesday's election, we give you the basic rundown on the ways Measure S would restrict development.