Changing Neighborhoods & Affordability |

California's housing costs are driving its No. 1 poverty ranking

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| The U.S. Census Bureau ranks California's poverty rate as the country's highest, when factoring in housing and other living costs.

Why SoCal is at a tipping point in its housing crisis

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KPCC is kicking off a three-day look at Southern California’s housing emergency. We’ve been at a crisis for years, but things are getting worse and impacting all our lives.

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Why are white people leaving this LA city?

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Cities with at least a 10 percent population of both white and non-white people are considered integrated but the mix is gradually disappearing in some L.A. cities.

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Spike in SoCal home sales is good news for sellers

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The California Association of Realtors said San Bernardino County saw the largest increase in the region — six percent — followed by Orange and Los Angeles counties.

Proposed affordable housing fee for LA developers advances

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The City Council's Planning and Land Use Management Committee voted unanimously to support a fee on developers to help pay for affordable housing.

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Homeowners in LA's hottest zip codes building most equity

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As L.A. property values continue to rise, a study finds areas like Venice and Culver City have an above-average share of homeowners building the most equity.

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Many renters plan to leave LA for cheaper cities, study says

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A higher percentage of renters in L.A. are planning on settling down elsewhere compared to the national average, according to Apartment List, a rental listing site.

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HUD: Half a million poor LA renters at risk of losing homes

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Southern California's housing affordability crisis is far-reaching, but low-income renters without government housing assistance may be among the hardest hit.

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