homelessness

December 1, 2020

Rick Cole Sees Opportunity for 'Grand Bargain' on Housing 

Rick Cole offers his outlook on what can be accomplished statewide on housing and how the state can effectively assist and motivate local governments to meet affordable housing production goals.

October 19, 2020

Councilmember David Ryu on Housing, Affordability & Homelessness

Councilmember Ryu elaborates on the policy failures and market realities behind the region’s affordable and workforce housing shortage.

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

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.

April 22, 2020

Mark Ridley-Thomas & Darrell Steinberg: Homelessness Taskforce COVID-19 Update

Mark Ridley-Thomas and Darrell Steinberg, co-chairs of Governor Newsom's Council of Regional Homelessness Advisors, provide an update on state and local efforts to secure appropriate supportive housing for some of the state’s most vulnerable.

April 22, 2020

ULI-LA Flags Land-use Challenges to Housing the Homeless

ULI-LA's 7 Pillars for Understanding Homelessness in Los Angeles, a white paper for future research and strategic actions— prisms through which policies and programs can be assessed—to support efforts to end homelessness.

March 26, 2020

Santa Monica's Alisa Orduña: Pandemic Compounds Urban Homelessness Challenges

Alisa Orduña's insight on her city’s response to the pandemic and how COVID-19's disrupting they way cities and policymakers address homelessness and will approach public health, safety, and wellbeing going forward.

February 24, 2020

Housing Policy Unpacked: Who Will Accept the Challenges?

Watch this VX2020 panel on the complex dynamics driving the state's affordable housing and homelessness crises and the adequacy of state and local responses to the challenges that will define the state for the generation to come.

February 24, 2020

Gov. Newsom’s 2020 State of the State Address Prioritizes Homelessness & Housing Initiatives

Gov. Gavin Newsom devotes his 2020 State of the State remarks on his plan for addressing the state’s failure on housing affordability and homelessness.

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.

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