Changing Neighborhoods & Affordability |

LA to take fading LAX community by eminent domain

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| The City Council voted for the forced sale of the remaining properties in Manchester Square, a neighborhood near LAX that will be part of the airport's expansion.

2028 LA Olympics: Where are we putting everyone?

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USC and UCLA will house athletes and journalists. More than 125,000 hotel rooms will be accessible to tourists. But advocates say residents will be impacted.

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Santa Monica developers face new affordable housing requirement

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Downtown developers must abide by a new policy mandating their projects include up to 30 percent affordable housing as Santa Monica tries to address skyrocketing rents.

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Neighbors dig in against dirt trucks in the Hollywood Hills

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Neighbors have complained angrily about trucks hauling dirt through Hollywood Hills where high-end home construction has ramped up since the recession.

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How much can the Newhall Ranch project ease LA's housing crisis?

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Newhall Ranch, the Santa Clarita Valley housing development that aims to build 21,500 units over 15 to 20 years, won key approvals recently.

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House-rich, cash-poor: why these older LA hosts stand with Airbnb

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Older hosts are among Airbnb's most visible supporters. Many say the extra income lets them keep their homes while Airbnb critics say there are other options.

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Gen Xers lag in home equity as housing crash effects linger

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Generation X lags behind other generations in home equity because it's still suffering from the effects of the housing crisis that began in late 2006, a study says.

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CA to begin anti-discrimination testing of Airbnb hosts

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State regulators will soon begin auditing Airbnb hosts who have drawn discrimination complaints. The tests are part of an agreement Airbnb struck with the state.

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