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Life Experiences which led to my Affordable Housing Advocacy

BY REBECCA MULI LIVING IN PASADENA My personal awareness of affordable housing began when I was just a child. It was the mid 1990’s and my father, a Kenyan immigrant, was getting his Masters Degree. He began looking for a bigger house for our family of six as opposed to our very small apartment in […]

Abundant Housing LA requests that SCAG’s RHNA be 2.7 million homes or higher

Abundant Housing LA asks that the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) housing assessment for the Southern California region be determined to be 2.7 million or higher to reflect actual housing needs. Due to increasing restrictions on housing development, the Los Angeles region now finds itself deep into a severe housing emergency. This housing crisis […]

AHLA Weekly Update: Join Us on Tuesday at the SCAG 2045 Planning Event!

 The latest news and events for the Pro Housing Movement. Membership | Donate | Volunteer | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter 120,000— that’s the number of potential homes that will be lost if the Planning and Land Use Committee passes an ordinance to ban accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in the city’s hillside areas. Over the past two years, ADUs have been […]

Abundant Housing LA Responds to the 2019 L.A. County Homeless Count

The tragic recent L.A. County Homeless Count results released this week show that the challenge of homelessness in Los Angeles continues to get worse, with no signs of slowing[...]

Where are these projects now?

Abundant Housing LA has previously supported many housing projects on the local level. Our projects-by-projects advocacy helps get thousands of new housing units built, and changes the conversation on housing throughout the County. But when so much time passes, sometimes it’s easy to lose track of where these projects are in the process, and how […]

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Upcoming Events

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Whittier Housing Meetup

Jun 29 Sat 1:00 pm - Jun 29 Sat 3:00 pm

Bark Coffee
13120 Philadephia St.
Whittier, CA  90601 Map

Join Abundant Housing LA and meet other local Whittier residents for a discussion on housing! We will be getting to know each other and talking about the housing issues we're facing, and what we can do about it.

What should Whittier be doing to make housing more affordable? What are effective solutions to the homelessness crisis? How should Whittier increase use of transit and other means of mobility?

We hope you can make it in person for this conversation!

Note - time moved to 1 PM!
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Supportive Housing Advocacy Training w/ Everyone In

Jul 10 Wed 6:00 pm - Jul 10 Wed 8:00 pm

Sepulveda Peace Center
3916 Sepulveda
Culver City, CA  90230 Map

Due to popularity, Supportive Housing Advocacy Training is back in July!

Abundant Housing LA is proud to be a part of Everyone In, a campaign powered by United Way focused on ending homelessness across Los Angeles County.

Everyone In builds community support to encourage our elected leaders to find solutions that are permanent, not band-aids or quick fixes. The goal is simple: deliver on the promise that was made when 1.5 million voters who passed Measure H and Proposition HHH in 2016 and 2017 and ensure that each dollar is spent wisely and goes to the goal of providing services and creating supportive housing throughout Los Angeles.

Join Abundant Housing LA as we host this Supportive Housing Advocacy Training presented by Everyone In. We'll learn effective messaging and find opportunities for advocacy in support of housing for the unhoused.
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Housing 101 - Introduction to Abundant Housing

Aug 24 Sat 12:00 pm - Aug 24 Sat 2:00 pm+1Oct 19 Sat 12:00 pm - Oct 19 Sat 2:00 pm

Sepulveda Peace Center
3916 Sepulveda
Culver City, CA  90230 Map

Want to learn more about the history of housing in Los Angeles, the facts about the housing crisis, and what we do at AHLA?

Join us for Housing 101 - Introduction to Abundant Housing LA. Great for new members who are interested in learning more, experienced members who want to deepen their understanding of housing issues, and those who are just interested in seeing what we're all about.

Luke Klipp, our Education Director with urban and transit policy experience, will lead a presentation and discussion.
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Live from the Forbidden City! The historic buildings of Miracle Mile that house thousands but are forbidden today.
Live from the Racist History of Single Family Zoning
Hearing for 431 N La Cienega - public comment starting soon (with us and the NIMBYs too)
Supervisor Barger at the UCLA and Fannie Mae affordable housing symposium
How Westwood got trapped in time with Wendy Greuel, Donald Shoup, and Andrew Thomas