Liam Dillon

LA Times reporter covering housing affordability

LA Times reporter covering housing affordability

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The rent is due for a lot of people on Monday, June 1. Many can’t afford to pay. Tens of thousands of tenants are striking in this pandemic, refusing to pay.

With rent almost due, LA City Council considers $100 million relief plan

The rent is due for a lot of people on Monday, June 1. Many can’t afford to pay. Tens of thousands of tenants are striking in this pandemic, refusing to pay.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA renters are feeling the financial impacts of COVID-19, especially on the first of the month.

LA tenants call for rent strike on May Day

LA renters are feeling the financial impacts of COVID-19, especially on the first of the month.

from Greater LA

The Santa Ana winds are dying down, but fires throughout the state continue to rage. Many Californians are still without electricity as utilities preemptively shut off power.

The link between California’s housing crisis and catastrophic wildfires

The Santa Ana winds are dying down, but fires throughout the state continue to rage. Many Californians are still without electricity as utilities preemptively shut off power.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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