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Homeless Yale Grad Whose Story Made News Is Off the Streets with the Help of an Old Acquaintance

Shawn Pleasants says he wants to use his raised profile to advocate for a resource center for L.A.'s unhoused
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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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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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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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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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Homeless Advocates Criticize Cops for Being Members of Private Facebook Groups

Leaked screenshots from two West San Fernando Valley groups include calls to harass homeless people
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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Councilman David Ryu just rescinded a ”no parking” zone in his district.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?
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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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L.A. City Council Members Want To Put a Tax on Vacant Homes

Could an "empty housing penalty" ease the region’s housing crisis?