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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”?

However, the well-deserved praise for Sacramento’s response to this crisis obscures a seriously inadequate response to a separate but related one: housing.

The housing crisis is a women’s issue

On Sunday, Abundant Housing LA joined the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day! Though the day and this entire month are a chance to celebrate the[...]

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, […]

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Upcoming Events

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Housing 101 - Introduction to Abundant Housing

Apr 11 Sat 12:00 pm - Apr 11 Sat 2:00 pm

Zoom Webinar

**This event is now a virtual webinar!*

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.

When: Apr 11, 2020 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Housing 101 - April Virtual Webinar

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
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US: +16699006833,,168978990# or +13462487799,,168978990#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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Webinar ID: 168 978 990
International numbers available: zoom.us/u/adzyEIooXD
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Covid-19 & Housing Virtual Panel

Apr 15 Wed 6:30 pm - Apr 15 Wed 8:30 pm

The crisis facing California and the world seems to deepen every day. The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought public life to a standstill and left millions facing uncertainty. And for a lot of people, losing their homes is a looming possibility.

That's why we're convening this all-star panel of experts next month for a chat about what the COVID-19 outbreak means for housing in LA.

Actress and activist Sophia Bush will be moderating our virtual panel that brings experts in housing and health right to your phone or computer.
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LA: "Yes in My Backyard!" with Luke Klipp

Apr 29 Wed 7:00 pm - Apr 29 Wed 9:00 pm

Rowan LoftsLos Angeles, CA90013 Map

Please join the American Institute for Economic Research's Bastiat Society program in Los Angeles for a talk with Luke Klipp, Director at Abundant Housing L.A.. His talk will give us a deeper understanding of the long history of policies that discriminate and hold back supply, as well as where de-regulation or so-called “upzoning” can promote housing affordability.
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More about the speaker:
Luke Klipp develops and facilitates educational content for AHLA members and allies. He also provides guidance on working with neighborhood councils and encouraging community stakeholders to get more involved locally.

Luke has worked over a decade in local, state, and federal politics on a range of topics, from transportation and land use, to health care, to student loans. Luke got his B.A. in Music at the University of Michigan, and Masters in Public Policy from University of California-Berkeley.
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AHLA / P4HOC YIMBY Virtual Happy Hour

Apr 30 Thu 5:30 pm - Apr 30 Thu 7:00 pm

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Abundant Housing LA and People for Housing OC are bringing happy hour to you! Working from home can be rough. But social distancing doesn't have to mean an end to socializing.
So we're making our monthly happy hour virtual. Pro-housing advocates come together to meet, strategize, and have a good time. Join us!

8 interested  ·  3 going

Housing 101 - Introduction to Abundant Housing

Jun 13 Sat 12:00 pm - Jun 13 Sat 2:00 pm

Spaces, 10100 Venice Blvd Los Angeles, California 90232 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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