These bills are 🔥 for housing & tenant protections
J O I N | D O N A T E | V O L U N T E E R Hi Friend, It really isn’t that difficult. Senate Bill 902 and Assembly Bill 1436 are good news for housing. SB 902 makes it[...]
Friend, say YES to an equitable recovery for California
J O I N | D O N A T E | V O L U N T E E R Hi Friend, Did you know that California has an infrastructure bank (IBank)? Well we do, and it could be among the most valuable tools to[...]
What Is Missing Middle Housing and the Purple Line Neighborhood Plan?
There seems to be a strong disconnect when it comes to ranges in housing discourse. If you talk to many people, you would probably think that neighborhoods are either rows of suburban-style single-family housing or a “manhattan-like” cluster of skyscrapers. However, there exists a nice happy medium in between[...]
Revisiting Abundant Housing LA’s Policy Agenda in 2020
Los Angeles has failed to build enough housing to meet needs, and is falling further behind every year. Due to limitations on housing construction including a lack of zoned capacity, parking requirements, lengthy and complex approval processes, and neighborhood “Not in My Backyard” resistance, homebuilding doesn’t happen enough. The[...]
Video: Housing for whom? Housing where?
This virtual panel takes a look at what the changing landscape of our neighborhoods means for the most vulnerable, and how tenants’ rights protections can counteract displacement in the face of rapid urban development. Panelists: David Williams Director of Policy Outreach, Opportunity Insights Mike Lens Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy, UCLA Amy […]
Friend, be a Friend. Reimagine LA with us.
J O I N | D O N A T E | V O L U N T E E R Hi Friend, Welcome to the future. Today, we’re so proud to introduce the Friends of the Purple Line Plan! With this plan we’re taking[...]
Single-Family Zoning, Segregation, and Abolition
When the discussion of wealthy Los Angeles neighborhoods is brought up, an image of wealthy white individuals commuting from their single-family homes in an expensive car is often conjured. And when terms like ‘the slums” or “inner-city neighborhoods” are discussed, this picture turns into one of people of color[...]
Friends of the Purple Line Plan: Miracle Mile Reimagined
Meet Elsie and Soyeon. “Elsie” and “Soyeon” are two tunnel boring machines (TBM) that are currently digging Metro’s Purple Line subway extension along Wilshire Boulevard through the Miracle Mile neighborhood. Slowly but surely, these machines are digging the tunnels that will carry Angelenos from Beverly Hills to Downtown LA,[...]