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September 16, 2019

Denny Zane on the Tech Industry's Misplaced Support for State-Mandated Upzoning

Denny Zane reminds policymakers that local, community-focused decision making truly trumps the 'top-down, one-size-fits-all' legislative approach to housing.

September 16, 2019

Preservasionists' Strong Reservations on SB 50: LA Conservancy's Linda Dishman & Adrian Scott Fine

Linda Dishman and Adrian Scott Fine underscore the importance of historic housing on affordability and neighborhood placemaking.

September 15, 2019

US Rep. Earl Blumenauer's Plan for Reversing Federal Housing Failures and Unlocking Opportunity

Congressman Earl Blumenauer calls for a new federal approach to ease the nationwide affordable housing crisis.

September 3, 2019

Green Leases & Sustainable Capital Investment in Buildings: The Split Incentive Dilemma

Billy Grayson, Sara Neff, and Eliot Abel discuss green leases and how they enable brokers to embed sustainability into real estate transactions.

September 3, 2019

LA City Controller Ron Galperin on Optimizing City Real Estate Assets & Banking Cannabis

Controller Ron Galperin on his latest announcement proposing the creation of the Los Angeles Municipal Development Corporation, a nonprofit entity that would be tasked with managing city assets in a more strategic way.

September 3, 2019

Katy Young Yaroslavsky Unpacks Measure W: Implementation of LA’s ‘Safe, Clean Water Program’

Katy Young Yaroslavsky discusses the Measure W Implementation Ordinance and how this new funding will flow into LA County community water projects.

August 29, 2019

LA BioMed’s Torrance Medical Research Institute: An Incubator of Innovation with Over 200 Patents

LA BioMed's David Meyer and Keith Hoffman discuss The Lundquist Institute’s life-saving research and role as a biotech incubator and the geographic advantages of its expanding South Bay location.

August 29, 2019

Implementing LA’s Green New Deal Without Economic & Worker Displacement 

WUF presents a conversation on the need to prevent the economic and existential displacement of communities and workers as the city rapidly enacts policies and takes actions necessary to decarbonize LA.

August 28, 2019

Janet Marie Smith on Dodger Stadium as Civic Space with a New Front Door

Janet Marie Smith on how Dodger Stadium's 'new front door' will optimize transit and pedestrian access to the park while preserving the field's historic character and sweeping 'postcard views.'

August 25, 2019

Sen. Skinner’s SB 330: One-Size Housing Approval Devalues Community Voices

Embarcadero Institute’s plain-language analysis of SB 330's preemption of local planning and zoning processes and limited public engagement in development decisions.

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