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Asian American Communities Correspondent
More Asian Americans live in L.A. County than any other county in the U.S. The communities are varied and complex and often invisible in the mainstream media. I tell the stories of recent immigrants and families who have been here for generations to answer the question: How do you navigate the intersection of being Asian and American and what impact does that have on L.A.’s future?
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Stories by Josie Huang
A new pilot program lets housing inspectors show up unannounced to check out tenant complaints without warning the landlord.
City leaders say they're trying to strike a balance between keeping streets clean and safe and the rights of homeless people.
Over the next year L.A. voters will be asked to ponder this question, as builders, preservationists, labor leaders and affordable housing advocates make their case.
The plaintiffs say the city's removal of property is violating the constitutional rights of homeless people.
With housing costs soaring in L.A., more singles are turning to "micro-units," which are tiny apartments that can rent for as much as $2,000 a month.
Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach are the latest cities to crack down on short-term rentals popularized by sites such as Airbnb.
In LA's pricey real estate market, lower-income house hunters have it the worst. But some are finding luck with city and county loans. To qualify: Saturday school.
It was one of the few things L.A. landlords and tenants agreed on: A plan to legalize non-permitted apartments. But an affordability requirement has landlords crying foul.
Single women are the second-largest home-buying group after married couples, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Should LA ban jumbo housing complexes that violate zoning rules? Or should the city allow them if the builder kicks in some affordable housing? LA voters may decide.
The nonprofit Economic Roundtable has developed a tool that the county could use to determine which homeless people should get housing first.
There are more than 600,000 rent-controlled apartments in LA. But the city has no record of what each landlord charges in rent. The registry would change that.
The share of homeowners in Los Angeles making over $100,000 was 40 percent in 2014, up from 27 percent in 2000.
Local authorities are investing in rapid re-housing, which provides rental assistance with newly homeless people. The idea is to get people back to self-sufficiency quickly.
City and county officials affirm their commitment to ending homelessness, but say they will need to find more revenues to fund their plans for the long-term.