Affordable Housing

February 28, 2018

California’s Affordable Housing Crisis: A Supply & State Efforts Update

Along with other housing leaders, California Housing and Community Development DIrector Ben Metcalf provided an update to Senate Bill 35 implementation at the recent UCLA Ziman Center Affordable Housing Symposium.

February 13, 2018

LA Supervisor Barger Opines on Affordable Housing: Less Regulation, More Market Investment (Not Rent Control) to Spur Supply

Sup. Barger provides an overview of LA County's housing efforts one year after the passage of Measure H.

November 30, 2017

Yes! A 'Golden Opportunity' for L.A.: Affordable Housing + Solar

GRID Alternatives-Los Angeles Executive Director Michael Kadish and new LADWP Commissioner Aura Vasquez are championing the effort to bring solar energy to the city's 1.6 million renters in multifamily housing.

November 9, 2017

Tom Steyer Lauds L.A.’s Progressive Transportation & Climate Leadership

Speaking at the MoveLA Conference, Steyer spoke about the promise of Measure M as a transportation funding model for the nation.

July 31, 2017

The 'Art of the Possible': Santa Monica's New Downtown Community Plan

Santa Monica Mayor Ted Winterer and Mayor pro Tem Gleam Davis explain how the new Downtown Community Plan balances new growth, housing affordability, and the feel of the small city.

July 18, 2017

Tom Safran on Why Affordable Housing is Difficult to Build in SoCal

The veteran developer and chair of Thomas Safran & Associates sits down to talk about how he has worked to build consensus over his housing developments.

May 24, 2017

San Diego Mayor Touts Commitment to Sustainability, Launches Pure Water Initiative

Kevin Faulconer highlighted the city’s commitment to environmental sustainability ahead of the launch of Pure Water San Diego.

April 27, 2017

Stewarding a Post-'Measure S' LA: Will City Leaders Truly Engage?

LA leaders ask: How can the city treat neighborhoods fairly while addressing citywide housing needs?

March 28, 2017

How Will The Real Estate Market, Demographics, & Affordable Housing Demands Reshape Planning?

Urban Land Institute-Los Angeles Executive Director Gail Goldberg explained past efforts to address LA's housing affordability crisis. Plus: the demographic changes reshaping the multifamily housing sector.

October 31, 2016

To Regional Leaders: Comprehensive Planning Must Be Integrated into Pro-Housing Conversation

SCAG's recent California Housing Summit focused on the chronic shortage of affordable housing in Los Angeles. TPR presents an except from a breakout session moderated by Santa Monica City Manager Rick Cole, entitled “Integrate, Preserve, Utilized, and Build,” which focused on how good community and infrastructure planning must work in tandem with pro-housing advocates.

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