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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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 down. What is abundantly clear from this data is that we have a regional housing crisis that is pushing tens[...]
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 […]
Welcome Ryan to the Steering Committee
We are excited to welcome Ryan Tanaka to the Steering Committee as Online Director! Ryan now leads AHLA’s online engagement strategies, working with the Social Media and Projects teams to coordinate and organize the organization’s presence and activities online. He was working in the San Francisco/Bay Area until 2018, where he was exposed to the […]
Housing Activists Denounce Backroom Decision to Preserve Status Quo in California Housing Crisis
Housing Activists Denounce Backroom Decision to Preserve Status Quo in California Housing Crisis Abundant Housing LA hosting forum this week on the racist history of single-family zoning Leaders from[...]
Burbank has worsening affordability crisis
Our Data & Research Director, Anthony Dedousis, prepared this chart showing median rent list prices in Burbank over time. The results show that, since 2012, Burbank rental prices have been rising at an unsustainable rate. The housing deficit in Burbank and the lack of enough new housing production are[...]