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An L.A. Neighborhood Is in Turmoil After Residents Place Boulders in an Underpass to Deter the Unhoused

An unofficial effort to keep tents from popping up under the highway in the Reynier Village neighborhood has caused citywide outcry
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L.A. and Airbnb Have Finally Figured Out a Way to Enforce Short-Term Rental Rules

They've reportedly already eliminated upward of a thousand listings that were out of compliance
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Amid a Worsening Homelessness Crisis, Two Temporary Housing Options Are Ramping Down

As Los Angeles shifts its focus to permanent housing solutions, advocates worry that some people could fall through the cracks at a critical moment
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Upward of 300,000 L.A. Households Could Be at Risk if the State’s Eviction Ban Expires Next Month

As the state Judicial Council considers rescinding current tenant protections, a UCLA study warns of worst-case scenarios
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Inside Veterans Row, the Tent City That’s Sprung Up Outside the VA

Outside the VA's fenced-in campus, homeless veterans are calling attention to the agency's neglect
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The Results of This Year’s Homeless Count Are Grim—and They Don’t Take the Pandemic’s Impact into Account

More than 66,000 people lack permanent shelter, and Black Angelenos are a stunning percentage of the homeless population
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The Pandemic Ushered in a Dip in L.A. County Rent Prices

One data tracker predicts the trend could continue throughout the year
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Activists and Council Members Want to Know Why Many L.A. Hotels Aren’t Housing the Homeless

Despite receiving public subsidies, many L.A. hotels aren't participating the Gavin Newsom's Project Roomkey
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Housing Activists Staged a ‘Car Caravan’ Protest Outside Mayor Garcetti’s Home

What a rally for tenant protections looks like in the age of social distancing
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Governor Newsom Freezes California Evictions Through May to Ease COVID-19 Pain

Renters have to declare in writing that the virus has directly impacted their employment