THE AHLA BLOGS
Where Should Los Angeles Add Homes?
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 planning document that assesses a city’s housing needs and sets […]
“Safer at Home”?
The housing crisis is a women’s issue
AHLA in 2020: From Santa Monica to Walnut Park, a toast to the future
The unseasonably warm night gave AHLA’s new staff and its best friends and supporters a chance to mingle under the stars and welcome a new year of big plans in the fight for more and better housing in LA.
SB 50 dies. So AHLA is stepping it up.
The logic was simple. Faced with a chronic shortage of housing, the solution is to build more. With California showing continued population growth, more and more people are looking for places to live; meanwhile, housing construction has not kept pace, which means housing costs will continue to skyrocket. What we need now, says Governor Newsom, […]