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Six open houses to check out this weekend in Los Angeles

Charming condo in Spanish-style stunner The Andalusia lists for $849K

The historic complex is located right off the Sunset Strip.

Freeway-hugging apartments in Glassell Park have the planning commission’s blessing

The project would rise just off San Fernando Road and the 2 Freeway.

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‘It was more of a fact-finding mission,’ says FlyawayHomes CEO of White House visit

A delegation of federal officials—from FEMA to the justice department—toured FlyawayHomes’ housing for the homeless in South LA.

Case against 27-story Chinatown tower has ‘no merit,’ commissioners say 

A neighboring property owner says the city isn’t looking at how the development will impact his own project, the redevelopment of the historic Capitol Milling Co.

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16 easy, affordable ways to upgrade your rental

Frustrated with a bland apartment? We’ve rounded up 16 landlord-friendly ways to make a rental feel more like home.

California Assembly passes statewide rent control bill—governor will sign

The bill will cap rent hikes at 5 percent, plus inflation.

Jenga-like skyscraper glides through planning commission

The 53-story tower with cantilevered swimming pools would connect to the rooftop restaurant Perch.

Is a bike tour through West Adams a sign of gentrification?

"West Adams is selling fast," says the real estate agent who led the tour.

HGTV’s restoration of Brady Bunch house unveiled—and they didn’t mess it up

The recreations are extraordinarily detailed.

Neontastic House of Spirits for sale, will likely be redeveloped

It’s marketed as a "rare redevelopment opportunity in the heart of Echo Park."

What $3,000 rents in Los Angeles right now

Options include a spacious one-bedroom in Sawtelle and an apartment overlooking Los Feliz Boulevard.

Big, colorful apartment complex debuts near Chinatown

LA Plaza Village holds walking paths, giant murals, and 355 apartments with rents starting at $2,000.

Contested plan to build homeless housing on youth rec site in Echo Park forges ahead

Building the permanent supportive housing complex would require demolishing basketball courts and recreation space for kids run by the nonprofit El Centro del Pueblo.

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The lost bath houses of Los Angeles

Elaborate indoor swimming pools once dotted the coast.

More councilmembers now opposing ban on where homeless residents can sleep

One councilmember says the proposed rules border on "cruel."

1920s bungalow by Irving Gill asking $995K in the Hollywood Dell

It’s a charming example of early modernism.

LA County moving toward permanent rent control

The amount landlords could charge every year would change based on inflation—but never exceed 8 percent.

234-unit apartment complex will repurpose a bank in Toluca Lake

Right off the 134 freeway, the development would put apartments on a parking lot and repurpose a Chase.

Midcentury modern fixer in hills of Studio City asking $1.1M

Features include beamed ceilings, walls of glass, and a huge dance studio.

LA Mayor confirms he gave White House tours of homeless projects

The Trump administration is reportedly considering putting homeless people into government-backed facilities to get them off the streets of Los Angeles.

Fashion District building sells for $10M, to be redeveloped

The neighborhood is busy with redevelopment, and the new owner is already planning for mixed-use on this site.

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’: Mapping Tarantino’s LA fairytale

The director recreated 1960s Los Angeles in spectacular detail.

Hollywood library converted to emergency homeless shelter for women

"This building is about second chances."

Los Feliz Spanish-style has beamed ceilings, sweeping staircase for $2.5M

Plus: Three bedrooms, multiple patios and terraces, and a pool.

Betsey Johnson’s pink mobile home in Malibu is for sale for $1.9M

The mobile home park fronts the ocean.

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The dreams and myths that sold LA

How city leaders and real estate barons used sunshine, oranges, and lies to market Los Angeles to the East Coast.

Condo in Silver Lake’s celebrated postwar complex asking $925K

The unit just hit the market for the first time since 1970.

Five homes for sale in Los Angeles for under $790K

Options include a two-bedroom condo in Downtown and a 1950s home in Lake Balboa.

Warmer fall predicted as ‘blob’ settles off California coast

Higher nighttime temperatures are in store.

The Manson murder house

The home on Cielo Drive stood for more than five decades, but is forever connected to the Manson family’s 1969 killing spree.

Colorful contemporary compound in Angeles Forest asking $2.3M

The four-bedroom property—"designed for ‘off the grid’ living—sits on four sylvan acres in Tujunga Canyon.

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Mapping the changes on Westlake’s horizon

Nearly two dozen high-profile projects, hotels, and other game-changing developments are headed to the neighborhood that has resisted gentrification.

Mediterranean-style duplex with fantastic tile seeking $1.9M

In Carthay Square’s historic district.

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10 Los Angeles renters’ rights your landlord doesn't want you to know

Expert advice on how to deal with slow repairs, bad landlords, and weird move-out notices.

Councilmember wants to give tax breaks to giant Pico-Union hotel

Gil Cedillo says the neighborhood has been "under-served by private investment."

Tracy Do answers your real estate questions

What percentage of buyers are purchasing homes to flip? Should I sell in a recession? The Compass agent tackles readers’ questions.

Silver Lake’s fantastic Hawk House up for landmark consideration

Wood-framed, it has redwood siding and "evokes the feeling of a Japanese pavilion."

What $2,300 rents in LA right now

Picks include a vintage apartment on Miracle Mile and a one-bedroom in the heart of Downtown.

Hollywood Riviera condo with large patio seeks $589K

Right next to the Sunset Strip.

236-unit apartment complex planned near Ballona Creek

It would link up to the bike path and contain "two natural habitat preserves."

100-bed shelter would pop up next to Los Feliz’s Mulholland Memorial

Plus showers, storage, and a lounge area.