California: It’s Time for SB 50

Australia is being scorched; a Florida community has been flooded since September; and in LA in 2019 we set a record for the number of consecutive days with unhealthy air quality, breaking the record set just set one year prior. For many of us, these things feel too...

LA Needs SB 50 to Break the NIMBY Doom-Loop

If there is one statistic that can explain Los Angeles’ devastating housing crisis, it’s the following: 75 percent of the city is zoned for luxury housing only.  These luxury units have a median listing price of $859,000, which is over 10 times what the median...

Working to Implement our Policy Agenda in 2020

About 100 years ago, a cartoon depicted a group of Angelenos standing at the Gates of Heaven.  “Do you seek entrance here?” asked St. Peter, to which the group replied, “Quite the reverse, brother! We’ve come here to see if we can sell you on Los Angeles!” The Los...

Our New Logo!

You voted, and now AHLA has a new logo! Our members, volunteers, and subscribers gave feedback as we went through the process of redesigning our logo from scratch. First, we completely threw out our old logo, which you can see was flat and uninteresting. Worst of all,...