Changing Neighborhoods & Affordability |

Homebuilding is up but affordable housing is far off

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| L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti says he is two-thirds of the way to his goal to build 100,000 housing units — but not everything is sunshine and roses.

GOP tax plan could make California's housing crisis worse

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The Republican tax plan would have a "devastating" impact on the state's efforts to address affordable housing and homelessness, experts say.

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GOP tax plan disproportionately hits SoCal homebuyers

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Experts say the GOP tax plan will hit SoCal homebuyers whose mortgage interest deduction would be lowered while homeowners would also be affected.

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LA still can't decide how to regulate Airbnb

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Officials delay action on a proposal to cap short-term rentals at 180 days as the number of short-term rentals mushrooms.

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Affordable housing battle in WeHo could head to high court

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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.

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California landlords prep for Gen Z renters

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Better technology and more communal spaces are some of the perks landlords hope will lure renters in their teens and early 20s.

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Downtown LA developers move closer to Skid Row

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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.

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Metro puts up $9M in loan funds to spur affordable housing

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The Los Angeles County transit agency is joining with several foundations to provide loans to developers who would build affordable housing near bus and rail lines.

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