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LA considers affordable housing program for artists

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| As high rents push artists out of the Arts District and Venice, the L.A. City Council is weighing a proposal to grant them special consideration in housing.

City Council approves new plans for gentrification-wary South LA

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The development plans address some — but not all — of residents' concerns.

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UCLA students forge plan to create own neighborhood council

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Some UCLA students have disagreed with the existing Westwood council over housing developments and the stringent design standards.

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LA mayor: Homebuilding up, but affordable housing far off

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he is two-thirds to his two-term goal to build 100,000 housing units, but affordable housing remains a distant goal.

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California's low-income housing crisis could get worse under GOP tax plan

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The Republicans' tax cut plan would have a "devastating" impact on California's efforts to address affordable housing and homelessness, experts say.

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GOP tax plan disproportionately hits SoCal homebuyers

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Experts say the GOP tax plan will hit SoCal homebuyers whose mortgage interest deduction would be lowered while homeowners would also be affected.

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LA still can't decide how to regulate Airbnb

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Officials delay action on a proposal to cap short-term rentals at 180 days as the number of short-term rentals mushrooms.

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Affordable housing battle in WeHo could head to high court

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West Hollywood's requirement that developers include a certain amount of below-market rate housing is the subject of a court case the U.S. Supreme Court may hear.

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