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We Asked Top Architects for Bold Solutions to L.A.’s Homeless Crisis. Here’s What They Came Up With

Can smart architects short-circuit opposition to affordable housing? These 13 designs may do the trick
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L.A. City Council Votes Unanimously to Cite the Homeless for Sleeping in Their Vehicles

Homeless advocates say the controversial law will only push more people onto the streets
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Should the City Use Eminent Domain to Keep Housing Affordable?

Chinatown tenants on the verge of being priced out of their apartment complex think so
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California’s Legislature Just Passed a Statewide Rent Control Bill

Here’s what you need to know about "anti-rent gouging" Assembly Bill 1482
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Will a Lawsuit Stop Amoeba Music from Becoming a Massive Apartment Building?

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has also nominated the 20-year-old building for historic-cultural status
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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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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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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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What’s Being Done to Prevent a Coronavirus Outbreak Among L.A.’s Unhoused?

Officials say an outbreak at a shelter or encampment would be "uniquely complicated"
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L.A. City Councilmembers Want to Stop Coronavirus-Related Evictions Before They Start

As COVID-19 layoffs loom, Councilman Mike Bonin wants to keep people from ending up on the streets