Affordable Housing

April 24, 2019

LA County’s First Regional Sustainability Plan: CSO Gary Gero Highlights Its Ambitions

LA County's Sustainability Plan sets forth a bold vision for a low-carbon, resilient, and equitable region. OurCountyLA is now out for review and comments.

October 23, 2018

LA Planning Director Bertoni on Incentivizing Transit-Oriented Communities

Los Angeles Planning Director Vince Bertoni reflects on the TOC program's early success and the future of urban design, mobility, and affordable housing in LA.

August 24, 2018

Milken California Policy Summit Asks: Will Innovative Financing Solve California's Housing Shortage?

TPR presents an excerpt of a recent Milken housing panel featuring Asm. David Chiu.

July 17, 2018

Sissy Trinh on the Value of Community Input in Cornfield Arroyo Seco Specific Plan

Sissy Trinh, founder and executive director of the Southeast Asian Community Alliance (SEACA), discusses how lessons from the city's first TOD plan apply to current community planning efforts, especially the LA River.

June 25, 2018

Related’s Bill Witte on Rent Control & Possible Repeal by Initiative of Costa-Hawkins

Bill Witte, CEO of Related California, joins TPR to discuss the efforts to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act.

June 18, 2018

Michael Woo: Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Democracy? Challenges to Building Affordable Housing in LA

Former LA Councilmember Michael Woo diagnoses the factors that has contributed to Southern California's housing situation.

May 14, 2018

Mayor Brand to CA Legislature: Instead of Simplistic Supply Side SB827, Give Cities Resources

Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand joins TPR to discuss his efforts to ensure local land use decisions remain at the local level, and describes his criticisms with SB 827.

April 16, 2018

SB 35 & The Promise of Ministerial CEQA Review

Holland & Knight partner and land use expert Jennifer Hernandez explains how implementing SB 35 (authored by Sen. Scott Wiener in 2017) is leading to increased affordable housing at a project in Berkeley.

March 15, 2018

Related’s Bill Witte Thoughtfully Addresses California’s Complex Affordable Housing Problem

Witte, CEO and Chairman of Related California, one of the largest developers of urban and multifamily housing in the state, sits down with TPR to discuss the land-use policies and barriers to developing affordable units.

February 28, 2018

Ziman Center Panelists on Prospects to Address LA’s Housing Supply & Affordability Challenges

At a recent symposium on affordable housing supply, finance and homebuilding experts weighed in on the increasing cost of building affordable housing.

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