Affordable Housing

October 28, 2019

State Senate Majority Leader Hertzberg Offers End-of-Session Assessment of 2019 Legislature

Sen. Hertzberg offers his thoughts on the just concluded legislative session, and further opines on the legacy of Prop 13 and the challenges facing governance when voters are increasingly factually starved and civically buffeted by populist social media.

October 23, 2019

US Rep. Earl Blumenauer Argues for a Reset & Reevaluation of Federal Housing Programs

US Rep. Blumenauer offers his Congressional perspective on our nation’s housing crisis, the scale and complexity of which he argues demands affirmative federal action.

October 23, 2019

CCA’s Lall: CD14’s Next Councilmember Must Champion Downtown as the ‘Civic, Cultural, and Economic Heart’ of LA

CCA's Jessica Lall highlights DTLA’s significance as the economic and cultural heart of LA, and—on issues from transit to homelessness—its impact on surrounding cities and the region.

October 23, 2019

Related’s Bill Witte Unpacks California's 'Housing Affordability Crisis' 

Bill Witte, CEO and Chairman of Related California, on how state and local governments ought to respond to the state’s challenges housing affordability, growth in homelessness, and 'missing middle' housing supply.

October 17, 2019

Ken McCormick on Resurrecting Redevelopment for Missing-Middle Housing

McCormick argues that California's current lop-sided strategy of providing market-rate density-bonuses for affordability components fails to deliver the missing-middle housing the state needs most of all.

September 16, 2019

No NIMBY, Former Councilmember Jan Perry Prioritizes Affordable Housing Solutions

Now a candidate for LA County Board of Supervisors District 2 Jan Perry promises to prioritize economic development, local infrastructure investment, and emergency housing solutions.

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 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.

August 20, 2019

ULI-LA Mover & Shaker: Tony Salazar on Affordable Housing

Tony Salazar shares his experienced perspective on creating successful, mixed-income communities and what it currently takes to entice affordable housing production in cities across the country.

June 13, 2019

Monique King-Viehland on LA County's New Development Authority

Monique King Viehland shares the role of the recently created Los Angeles County Development Authority in addressing affordable housing and homelessness.

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