Los Angeles Affordable Housing
Fix the City has repeatedly taken Los Angeles to court over some of its more transformative planning proposals. Now it’s targeting a development incentive program.
Tenants were supposed to be safe from rent increases—but they’re facing one now.
The developer would not say if stylish micro-units are still part of the plans, but half of the existing rooms will reopen to hotel guests.
The remark came after releasing an audit skewering the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s methods for tracking outreach to homeless residents.
Designed by KFA, the 54-unit development adapted two historic Pueblo-style bungalows into the site along with two sleek modern structures.
Inspectors were tipped off by complaints about "gumdrop-shaped" dwellings.
The 122-year-old hotel sits at the border of Skid Row and the Historic Core.
That’s seven units lost per day.
At one time, it was the most common form of multifamily housing in Southern California.
The federal proposal to strip housing assistance for immigrant families could impact 11,000 people in the city of Los Angeles.
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Landlords, he says, are keeping "housing units empty while tens of thousands of Angelenos are forced to live on the streets because of the high cost of housing."
A new report implores officials to adopt a permanent rent control measure in LA County.
County supervisors will consider building housing for veterans in the building’s parking lot.
Tenants who move out to avoid big rent hikes will get as much as $4,500.
For many low-wage earners, the price of most market rate units is out of reach.
"Some people have called this tenant welfare... I would call this relief and improvement of quality of life," councilmember says.
"I’m not going to be able to pay," says one Chinatown tenant, whose rent is about to triple.
"It would be irresponsible of us not to take some action given what this could say for the housing balance downtown," councilmember says.
This is just phase one of a development to house homeless residents in Los Angeles.
A separate city commission had supported the project on the condition that it include some apartments for very low-income families.
Most affordable apartments are only guaranteed to stay that way for a few decades.
"Thousands of homes... will be held up until this issue is resolved."
Newsom wants to strip transportation funding from cities that fail to meet housing production goals.
A typical mortgage costs nearly 75 percent of the median income.
The developer of College Station initially planned none.
A proposal to allow dense development around transit stops is back.
But it rejected a blanket ban in all hillside neighborhoods.
Homeowners are rushing to build "granny flats," but hundreds of permits are being denied.
The new grocery store and shops should be complete next year.
The hospital could help fill the "tremendous need for homeless, low income, and high-need population residential options."