Changing Neighborhoods & Affordability |

Bridge housing project opens doors to its first residents

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| The facility gets people off the streets and on track to find permanent homes. But the beds filled up quickly, and there were still dozens sleeping in tents nearby.

Antelope Valley housing project one step closer to reality

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The Centennial Housing Project would add 20,000 homes 70 miles northeast of LA. Despite protest, the LA County Regional Planning Commission recommended its approval.

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Is USC driving up rents in Boyle Heights?

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Residents of Boyle Heights say expansion plans at the adjacent USC Health Sciences Campus are driving up rents and fueling gentrification.

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What a change to rent control restrictions could mean for you

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LA's mayor is among those supporting an initiative to lift state limitations on rent control. Will it stem sky-high housing costs — or discourage future building?

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Coastal Commission tells Laguna Beach to loosen up on Airbnb

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The Coastal Commission has a mandate to preserve and expand access to the coast and it sees short-term rentals as a key, lower-cost lodging option for visitors.

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LA considers affordable housing program for artists

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As high rents push artists out of the Arts District and Venice, the L.A. City Council is weighing a proposal to grant them special consideration in housing.

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City Council approves new plans for gentrification-wary South LA

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The development plans address some — but not all — of residents' concerns.

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UCLA students want to start their own neighborhood council

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Some students disagree with the existing Westwood council over housing developments that they say could ease the high cost of rentals around campus.

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