James Elmendorf

policy director at Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy

Guest

Deputy director of the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, a nonprofit advocacy organization that works with labor groups, environmentalists and others to shape local public policy

James Elmendorf on KCRW

The homeless population of the city of LA grew by 16%, meaning more than 36,000 people are living on the streets or in their cars.

Short-term rentals contribute to housing and homelessness

The homeless population of the city of LA grew by 16%, meaning more than 36,000 people are living on the streets or in their cars.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Airbnb  claims almost 5000 "hosts" are offering rooms, and entire houses, for short-term rental in 80 Los Angeles neighborhoods.

Political Warfare over the Sharing Economy

Airbnb claims almost 5000 "hosts" are offering rooms, and entire houses, for short-term rental in 80 Los Angeles neighborhoods.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The escalating wars over short-term rentals: Airbnb, VRBO, and others versus homeowners. And cities are caught in the middle with varying policies and regulations. One issue is taxes.

Airbnb Growth Outpaces City Policy

The escalating wars over short-term rentals: Airbnb, VRBO, and others versus homeowners. And cities are caught in the middle with varying policies and regulations. One issue is taxes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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