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Homeless People’s Right to Sleep on Sidewalks Could Soon be Challenged in the Supreme Court

Boise v. Martin has big implications for homeless policy in L.A. and other western cities
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South L.A. Planning Commission Kills Crenshaw Development After a Decade of Delays

Community groups feared District Square would ramp up displacement in the gentrifying community
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The Proposed Inglewood Clippers Arena Cleared One Legal Hurdle, but More Lie Ahead

A judge ruled against a community coalition this week, but several suits are still pending against the billion-dollar sports complex
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Venice Councilman Mike Bonin Wants to Change the Narrative Around Homelessness

The outspoken official talks about the homelessness crisis, mental illness, and his own ”brush” with living on the streets of L.A.
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L.A. Will Finally Start Enforcing its Airbnb Rules—Here’s What You Need to Know

The city’s new Home-Sharing Ordinance went into effect in July, but enforcement starts November 1
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When a South L.A. Family Lost Their Footing, Steve Mnuchin’s Bank Gobbled Up Their Slice of the American Dream

A new book examines the "modern-day robber barons" who benefitted from the housing market collapse—Trump and his inner circle included
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Crimes Against the Homeless Have Risen, and Advocates Are Searching for Answers

Several recent incidents have L.A.'s homeless on edge, and recently released LAPD stats appear to justify their anxieties
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Why Didn’t the Landlord Lobby Fight California’s New Statewide Rent Control Law?

The California Apartment Association is anticipating "indirect political benefits" from the tenant protections
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An Audit Lays Out What’s Gone Wrong with L.A.’s Homeless Housing Measure

The city controller’s office examines how voter-approved Proposition HHH became a historic debacle in the making
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Westwood Is the Most Expensive Neighborhood Outside Manhattan

It ranks fourth in the country for average monthly rent. The entire country.