KCRW investigates an affordable housing development in the Westlake neighborhood. The project, a renovation of an old motel into apartments for unhoused veterans, has already soaked up more than $30 million, including $10.2 million from LA taxpayers, and isn’t scheduled for completion until March. Why so much? Where has the money gone? And who in city government is following it?
The case of the $30 million motel in LA
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