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City Council approves new plans for gentrification-wary South LA

Courtesy of Steve Hymon / LA Metro
| The development plans address some — but not all — of residents' concerns.

Pasadena, Inglewood activists latest to pursue rent control

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Housing activists filed preliminary paperwork with the Pasadena and Inglewood officials to get rent control initiatives on the 2018 ballot.

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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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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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El Segundo's land values growing fastest in LA County

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Buoyed by tech, property values in the coastal city grew by nearly 12 percent over the past year, according to the L.A. County Office of the Assessor.

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LA's new affordable housing incentives might actually be working

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Developers have submitted 19 applications under the city's new affordable housing incentive program created after passage of Measure JJJ.

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Wages have gone up — but people still can't afford rent

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Rents will keep rising over the next two years because the supply of apartments is tight and not enough new housing is being built, a USC study says.

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