Changing Neighborhoods & Affordability |

LA affordable housing fee called 'a freight train'

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| Mayor Eric Garcetti urged the City Council in his State of the City speech to impose a fee on developers for affordable housing. But not all in the city are on board.

14,000 affordable rentals could vanish from LA County

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The below-market rental units could be converted to market-rate apartments, according to one projection. The county will consider how to keep them affordable.

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CA lawmakers try again to tackle affordable housing

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The Legislature takes up 130 housing bills this session — a testament, leaders say, to the seriousness of the state's housing crisis. But will they get passed?

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Apartment auctions hit LA's tight rental market

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Companies like Rentberry and Property Connect have created digital tools that let landlords and property managers rent to the highest — or best — bidder.

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LA metro area posted dip in housing unit building permits

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Permits for housing units declined in 2016, reversing what had been a steady post-recession recovery for the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim metropolitan area.

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White parents still live near mostly white schools, study says

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White kids in the U.S.'s largest cities continue to have mostly-white neighbors — in large part because their parents want to send them to mostly-white schools.

Boyle Heights tenants fight double-digit rent increases

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An apartment building near Mariachi Plaza building is the latest front in the battle over housing affordability in Boyle Heights.

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Study: Inland Empire rental market tighter than LA's

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A study finds a lower vacancy rate than in L.A. and Orange Counties, and rents rising as much as in L.A. and twice as much as in Orange County.