Housing & Development

In a Brooklyn housing project in 1969, an old church deacon known as Sportcoat walks into the courtyard in the middle of the day and shoots the neighborhood drug dealer.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA and its Chief Design Officer, Christopher Hawthorne, issued a callout for low-rise housing designs aimed at middle-class and working families.

from Greater LA

In January, Emmanuel Limaco was living with his father, stepmother and his brother in a single-family home in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Sunland-Tujunga.

An impending eviction crisis threatens struggling tenants. Is rent cancellation the answer?

In January, Emmanuel Limaco was living with his father, stepmother and his brother in a single-family home in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Sunland-Tujunga.

from Greater LA

Expanding highways and removing homes is one of the great creation myths of Los Angeles. The theory: Where the highways grew, progress would follow.

A highway project potentially threatening hundreds of homes follows a different script in 2020 LA

Expanding highways and removing homes is one of the great creation myths of Los Angeles. The theory: Where the highways grew, progress would follow.

from Greater LA

President-elect Joe Biden has put out a multi-part plan for housing and homelessness policies.

What could a Biden administration mean for homelessness in LA?

President-elect Joe Biden has put out a multi-part plan for housing and homelessness policies.

from Greater LA

On this Veterans Day, KCRW re-broadcasts a story from August 24, 2020 : 
 On San Vicente Boulevard in Brentwood, there’s a homeless encampment that’s hard to miss. While it’s not…

Veterans Row: A protest encampment outside the West LA VA might soon move inside

On this Veterans Day, KCRW re-broadcasts a story from August 24, 2020 : On San Vicente Boulevard in Brentwood, there’s a homeless encampment that’s hard to miss. While it’s not…

from Greater LA

A few years back, developers had an idea: Take a piece of land south of the 10 freeway that was occupied by a radio station cluster, and build a 30-story, fancy glass residential…

South LA has a new luxury tower with $3100 rents. Why are there no affordable units?

A few years back, developers had an idea: Take a piece of land south of the 10 freeway that was occupied by a radio station cluster, and build a 30-story, fancy glass residential…

from Greater LA

Many homeowners who lost everything in a wildfire had no idea they were at risk. Only two states require disclosing wildfire risk to buyers in the house hunting process.

Millions of homes are at risk of wildfires, but it's rarely disclosed

Many homeowners who lost everything in a wildfire had no idea they were at risk. Only two states require disclosing wildfire risk to buyers in the house hunting process.

from NPR

In LA, designers, developers and elected officials are trying to figure out how to provide more affordable housing.

3D-printed structure in Fox Hills aims to disrupt housing design

In LA, designers, developers and elected officials are trying to figure out how to provide more affordable housing.

from Greater LA

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the door wide open to where some of us can live.

Red County Blue County: Will the pandemic send more LA expats to Bakersfield?

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the door wide open to where some of us can live.

from KCRW Features

The challenges of being unhoused are almost too many to count. They take on a distinct flavor at night.

Home

The challenges of being unhoused are almost too many to count. They take on a distinct flavor at night.

from Nocturne

When the pandemic hit in March, and the economy started to tank, but the housing market so far hasn’t crashed.

SoCal home prices are breaking records while apartment rents are dropping during pandemic

When the pandemic hit in March, and the economy started to tank, but the housing market so far hasn’t crashed.

from Greater LA

Many people are working from home during this pandemic, so what does that freedom mean for job and housing markets?

LA during the pandemic: Who’s moving in, who’s moving out, and why

Many people are working from home during this pandemic, so what does that freedom mean for job and housing markets?

from Greater LA

Prop 15 would change how some commercial properties are taxed in California, bringing in more money for local governments and schools.

Election 2020: Proposition 15 in 3 questions

Prop 15 would change how some commercial properties are taxed in California, bringing in more money for local governments and schools.

from Greater LA

Earlier this week, some West LA residents placed dozens of heavy landscaping rocks below a 10 freeway underpass on Cattaraugus Avenue in an attempt to prevent people experiencing…

West LA residents put boulders on sidewalks to deter homeless camps, igniting swift backlash

Earlier this week, some West LA residents placed dozens of heavy landscaping rocks below a 10 freeway underpass on Cattaraugus Avenue in an attempt to prevent people experiencing…

from Greater LA

People have been fleeing cities for months, reports show.

With a pandemic and economic collapse, how to rethink cities and social systems?

People have been fleeing cities for months, reports show.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

SoFi Stadium, the new Inglewood home of the LA Rams and Chargers, virtually opened its doors today.

SoFi Stadium opens to no fans, but owners later expect crowds at its clubs, plazas, lake and gardens

SoFi Stadium, the new Inglewood home of the LA Rams and Chargers, virtually opened its doors today.

from Greater LA

The city of Anaheim wants to sell Angel Stadium and the surrounding land to the baseball team’s owners for $150 million.

Anaheim wants to sell Angel Stadium to baseball team’s owners for a radically reduced $150 million

The city of Anaheim wants to sell Angel Stadium and the surrounding land to the baseball team’s owners for $150 million.

from Greater LA

Inglewood is the fastest housing growing market in LA, according to a recent analysis by PropertyShark .

With new development like SoFi Stadium, how might that affect gentrification in Inglewood?

Inglewood is the fastest housing growing market in LA, according to a recent analysis by PropertyShark .

from Greater LA

LA Metro, the transportation agency operating LA County’s rails and buses, wants to make future rides on all its vehicles free.

Whether free LA Metro rides make for a better transit system

LA Metro, the transportation agency operating LA County’s rails and buses, wants to make future rides on all its vehicles free.

from Greater LA