The FAIR LA Plan

Get ready: by the end of the decade, Los Angeles might build over 450,000 new homes. This might surprise many readers. Have YIMBYs hypnotized the L.A. City Council? Not quite. Every eight years, cities are required under state law to update their housing elements, a...

TOC is Working, and L.A. Can Improve It

Recently, I wrote about how Los Angeles’ Transit-Oriented Communities (TOC) Program is successfully encouraging dense new housing near transit. Since the program launched in September 2017, over 20,000 new homes have been proposed or permitted, including nearly 4,000...