COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Part 2: Culver City’s Tom Small on Post-COVID Budgeting to Enhance Economic Recovery & Address Housing Needs 

Culver City's Thomas Aujero Small, he discusses how his city—soon to welcome both Apple and Amazon—is prioritizing its economic recovery from the pandemic.

July 23, 2020

Dodger Stadium's Centerfield Renovations & New Front Door Toured by Derek O'Hara

Derek O’Hara, Dodgers’ Director of Planning & Development offers insight into Dodger Stadium’s centerfield upgrades and the meticulous commitment made to enhancing fan experience and improving accessibility to, and through, the Stadium.

July 23, 2020

California Forward's Action Plan for Equitable Economic Revitalization

TPR excerpts California Forward's action plan, which outlines how the state can rebuild the economy by rapidly investing more resources into infrastructure while integrating investments in workforce training to ensure a steady pipeline of skilled workers and good, well-paying jobs.

July 20, 2020

Hotel California: UCLA Luskin Report Advances Key Arguments for (More) Hotels as Housing

TPR shares an excerpt from Hotel California: Housing the Crisis by the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy—which lays out a comprehensive framework for the conversion of hospitality properties into housing through the large-scale public acquisition of vacant hotels and motels.

July 20, 2020

Planning LA Metro’s Recovery From Pandemic: Phillip A. Washington & Joshua Schank

LA Metro CEO, Phillip A. Washington, and Chief Innovation Officer, Joshua Schank discuss the agency’s strategy for COVID recovery, intricacies of the CARES Act allocation processes for the region, and the impetus, mission, and equity-centered initial recommendations of Metro’s internal Recovery Taskforce.

July 20, 2020

Sarah Dusseault on LAHSA’s 'Results-Driven' Approach to Rapid Rehousing

Sarah Dusseault, joined TPR to discuss how LAHSA, through its Housing Central Command, is streamlining information-sharing to expedite data-driven solutions that reduce bureaucracy and house people faster.

July 7, 2020

Hudson’s David Kramer on NYC’s Pandemic-Proof Real Estate

President of Hudson Companies and TPR’s first editor, David Kramer, discusses New York City’s COVID response and recovery and its likely impact on multifamily housing development going forward.

July 7, 2020

Embarcadero Institute: Affordable Housing Legislation Falls Short Despite Market-Rate Overperformance

In continuation of TPR's ongoing coverage of state legislative efforts to expand the state supply of affordable housing, republished here with permission is the Embarcadero Institute’s plain-language analysis of housing legislation introduced during the 2020 legislative session.

June 16, 2020

Adel Hagekhalil on StreetsLA’s Mission: Enhancing Quality of Life For All & Making Streets Safe, Mobile, and Sustainable

Adel Hagekhalil proudly shares how StreetsLA has accelerated paving & sweeping in high-traffic commercial corridors and fully integrated holistic solutions and green technology to ADAPT to the new challenges of COVID-19 and enhance quality of life for all.

June 2, 2020

Jim Newton & Fmr. Gov. Brown Discuss: 'Man of Tomorrow: The Relentless Life of Jerry Brown'

Fmr. Governor Jerry Brown discusses the US’s delayed response to the pandemic, as well as the effects of political polarization on issues like public health and the environment.

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