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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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An Outdoor Church in Skid Row Was Already Close to Broke—Then Someone Stole All of Its Equipment

A devastating theft wound up being a blessing in disguise for the Row Church Without Walls
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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.
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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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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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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 Head of L.A.’s Top Homeless Services Agency Is Stepping Down

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has grown exponentially since Peter Lynn took the helm—and so has the region’s homelessness crisis
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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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Will Doing Away with Parking Minimums Be Good for DTLA?

The idea is to make development cheaper and encourage people to use greener modes of transport—but will that be the case?
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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