Problems Assessing the Number of Affordable Housing Units in Los Angeles

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City Controller Laura Chick has ruffled feathers at the LA Housing Department by reporting that nobody knows how many affordable housing units are needed or how many have been constructed. Yolanda Chavez, the Department’s Executive Director, told the LA Times Chick’s office does not understand how complicated the problem is.

Laura Chick - Office of the Los Angeles City Controller (formerly) - @Laura_Chick, Jack Kyser - Founding Economist, LAEDC's Kyser Center for Economic Research

Warren Olney

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