Affordable Housing

May 28, 2014

Bill Witte on Housing Affordability: A Supply and Demand Problem

Bill Witte, president of Related California, talks real estate, affordable housing, and a squeezed middle class with The Planning Report.

May 7, 2014

US Cities Leading the Way: Milken 2014 Global Conference

The Milken Global Conference panel “US Cities Leading the Way,” featuring Gavin Newsom and Kathryn Wylde, considers opportunities and challenges particular to the local level.

May 5, 2014

Soboroff on the Nexus of LAPD, Great Neighborhoods, and Great Streets

Police Commission President Steve Soboroff reveals how safe neighborhoods lead to a better Los Angeles.

August 1, 2012

Mercedes Marquez: LA City’s New Deputy Mayor for Housing

Interview with Mercedes Marquez, who, after serving three years with HUD and the Obama Administration, takes on the position of Deputy Mayor for Housing with the City of Los Angeles.

June 14, 2021

DTLA $2 Billion Development Plans for Fourth & Central - Continuum Partners’ Mark Falcone

TPR interviews Denver-based developer Mark Falcone of Continuum Partners on plans for Fourth & Central—a proposed $2 billion high-density, mixed-use redevelopment of the LA Cold Storage operation in the Arts District.

May 25, 2021

New LA City Councilmember Nithya Raman Shares Her Priorities & Approach to Homelessness

LA City Councilmember Nithya Raman here reflects on the challenges of entering public office during a pandemic and recounts the shortfalls of the City’s less than successful approaches to addressing homelessness.

May 25, 2021

LA City Planning Strategies for Equitable Distribution of  Affordable Housing 

TPR shares this excerpt from the Los Angeles Department of City Planning's recently released report outlining strategies for equitably distributing affordable units throughout the City and ensuring every neighborhood in Los Angeles provides its fair share of affordable housing

May 3, 2021

Mayor Eric Garcetti State of the City 2021 Housing & Homelessness Priorities

TPR shares an excerpt from the Mayor Garcetti's 2021 State of the City remarks in which he elaborates on the $791 million included in his 2021 proposed city budget for housing and homeless services.

March 24, 2021

Cambridge, Mass’ Adopts Citywide Affordable Housing Overlay—A National Model

Alanna Mallon elaborates on the significance and necessity for the local land use regulation to significantly increase supply of permanent affordable housing in one of the nation’s most expensive and inflated housing markets.

February 26, 2021

We're Solving the Wrong Crisis: Finding & Fixing the Real Housing Crisis in California 

Embarcadero Institute president and co-founder, Gab Layton reminds readers that when incentives are created for market-rate housing, Big Tech and real estate interest groups benefit at the expense of addressing the 'real' crisis: California has far too little affordable housing for the minimum wage-earners who live in metro areas.

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