Ben Bergman

Senior reporter for dot.LA

Senior reporter for dot.LA

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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?

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