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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.

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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CA affordable housing bills buoyed by cap-and-trade dealing

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State Assemblyman Richard Bloom of Santa Monica expects a housing package making its way through the Legislature to include eight to 15 bills.

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Boyle Heights tenants face eviction for unpaid rent hikes

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Tenants living near Mariachi Plaza have begun receiving eviction notices after they refused to pay rent increases as high as 80 percent.

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LA rents a bit more affordable in 2017, analyst says

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The Los Angeles area posted an improvement in rental affordability after a decade of cost increases, according to the Legislative Analyst's Office.

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A quest for vacancy data amid LA's housing crisis

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City planners say they are lacking the most accurate information to inform official decisions on whether to allow condominium conversions.

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LA landlords fight plan to make evictions harder

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Landlords say a proposal backed by the City Council housing chair to require just cause for evictions will only add to their legal hurdles and litigation costs.

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Pasadena short-term rental debate divides hosts

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Some hosts who list their temporary lodging units on sites like Airbnb are generally pleased with draft regulations on short-term rentals for Pasadena while others find them draconian.

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