homelessness

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.

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.

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.

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