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LA Equity Index: How Where You Live Impacts The Opportunities Available To You




Residential units are constructed downtown on April 27, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.
Residential units are constructed downtown on April 27, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.
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Have you ever wondered how the geographic and socioeconomic facts of where you live affect you? 

A new interactive map of Los Angeles from the City Controller attempts to explore how variables like the environment, the cost of housing and education levels all influence opportunities available to Angelenos, based on where they live. 

We sit down with L.A. Controller Ron Galperin to discuss how the L.A. Equity Index was put together and what it’s meant to achieve.

Guest: 

Ron Galperin, controller of the City of Los Angeles; he tweets @LAController