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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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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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L.A.’s Last Artist Colony Appears Set for Displacement on November 1

Santa Fe Art Colony has provided homes and studios to artists for decades. Under a new owner, residents are bracing for rent hikes of up to $3,000 per month.
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Coastal Counties Could See a Lot More Growth Under a New State Plan

New goals set by the Southern California Association of Governments would push L.A. to build 810,000 units by 2029

After Mayor Garcetti’s PR Visit with a Homeless Woman, the City Threw Out Her Stuff

KPCC reports that a woman named Chiselle met the mayor, then lost everything
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Will L.A. City Council Members Roll Back Their Homeless Parking Bans?

Councilman David Ryu just rescinded a ”no parking” zone in his district. Will other council members follow suit?

Protests Over Proposed Sidewalk Sleeping Law Bring City Council Meeting to a Halt

Several councilmembers also voiced misgivings about the recent rewrite of a 1968 ordinance
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New York Just Passed Landmark Renter Protections…Why Can’t California?

Tenants' rights activists have won some big victories in L.A., but state-level reforms continue to flop
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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