Changing Neighborhoods & Affordability |

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.

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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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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