July 11, Phenomenal World: Terms of Investment

July 11, KRCW: Affordable housing? ‘I would not be able to live there’

July 1, LAist: Why even strong progress sheltering the unhoused in LA can’t keep up with our affordable housing crisis

June 28, Telemundo: Metro aprobó la creación de su propia policía para detener la ola de crimen

June 22, The New Republic: When Are We Going to Protect Renters from Extreme Heat?

June 21, e-flux Architecture: Boycotting, Identifying, and Organizing Against Serial Evictors

June 13, Los Angeles Public Press: Judge rules against landlord attempting to evict 100+ in West LA

June 7, Los Angeles Public Press: Eviction of 100+ West LA tenants could affect every rent-controlled apartment

May 10, Los Angeles Times: As L.A. County sees an increase in homeless families, agencies are struggling to help

April 23, Legal Planet: We Need a True Debate Over Income-Graduated Fixed Charges

April 19, Univision: ¿Qué pasa con la calidad de vida en Los Ángeles? Hay desagrado en habitantes: analizamos en Línea de Fuego

April 18, Univision: Cinco razones por las cuales no te pueden desalojar

April 17, Telemundo 52: Nuevo estudio revela que 4 de cada 10 inquilinos de Los Ángeles temen terminar en la calle

April 17, LAist Airtalk: LA County Board Approves Overhaul Of Apartment Inspections And Code Enforcement

April 17, Los Angeles Times: Renters across L.A. are under strain and many fear becoming homeless, survey finds

April 16, Capital & Main: On the Chopping Block: California’s Climate Program for Low-Income Housing

April 15, BisNow: ED 1 Fills LA’s Affordable Housing Pipeline, But Questions Remain About Who Is Served

April 15, LAist: LA County Leaders To Decide On Major Overhaul Of Apartment Inspections And Code Enforcement

March 21, The Real Deal: Student housing overtakes Exposition Park around USC:

March 20, Los Angeles Times: Crackdown on Airbnb and other short-term rentals likely coming to unincorporated L.A. County

March 20, Los Angeles Times: How student housing around USC is transforming a historic Black and Latino neighborhood

March 15, The New Republic: The Case Against YIMBYism

March 13, The Eastsider LA: New affordable housing in Eagle Rock threatens old affordable housing

February 28, Spectrum News 1: Landlords, tenants react after SCOTUS declines to hear rent control case

February 27, BisNow: With Permanence Pending, ED1 Faces Familiar Affordable Housing Roadblocks

February 27, Bloomberg: Los Angeles Seeks Speedier Way to Build New Affordable Homes

February 21, LAist: LA Tried To Stop Landlords From Harassing Tenants. Now It’s Planning To Ramp Up Enforcement

February 14, Los Angeles Public Press: LA tenant buyouts come with complaints, emergencies, and investigations

February 13, My News LA, Board of Supervisors to Consider New Rules for Short-Term Rentals

January 30, Capital & Main: In the Los Angeles Housing Crisis, a Senior Fights to Keep His Place in the World

January 25, Los Angeles Times: A pet-friendly law in L.A. pleases landlords and tenants alike

January 24, Los Angeles Public Press: LA Housing Department displaced from office by landlord

January 16, Los Angeles Times: Would you take cash to leave a rent-controlled apartment? Data show it happens often in L.A.


December 28, Los Angeles Times: L.A. Eviction Cases Rose Significantly This Year. But It’s Not All Bad News for Renters

December 14, Los Angeles Times: L.A. Is Fast-Tracking Affordable Housing. Some Say Those Projects Are Pushing Them Out

December 11, Los Angeles Daily News: Angelenos Reflect on LA Mayor Karen Bass’ First Year on the Job

December 6, LAist: LA Mayor Promised To Fast-Track Affordable Housing. but Plans Near Single-Family Homes Have Stalled

November 30, LAist: City Of LA Estimates It Would Take Five Years, $68 Million To Give Renters Free Eviction Attorneys

November 29, Cal Matters: The Private Sector Is Failing to Address California’s Housing Crisis. Social Housing Shows Promise

November 28, Univision 34 Los Angeles: ¿Qué hacer si los dueños no se encargan de las reparaciones de un apartamento?

November 27:  Los Angeles Times: Opinion: Who Gets to Live in L.A? A Bold Plan to Create Affordable Housing Has a Serious Flaw

November 22, Urbanize: Affordable Housing Streamlining Ordinance Clears City Planning Commission

November 21, Energy News Network: Commentary: States’ Historic Opportunity to Make Homes for Renters Healthy and Safe

November 20, Cal Matters: Across California, Eviction Cases Have Returned to — or Surpassed — Pre-Pandemic Levels

November 19, BisNow: USC: SoCal Apartment Rents Will Rise 2% to 4% In Coming Years

November 16, Los Angeles Daily News: LA Mayor Bass’ plan to fast-track affordable housing OK’d by Planning Commission

November 15, Telemundo52:  Consejo municipal de Los Ángeles aprueba primer incremente del alquiler desde la pandemia

November 8, Vice: Getting Rid of Gas Stoves Could Lead to Mass Renovictions, Advocates Say

November 6, Spectrum News 1:  Report: Statewide effort to decarbonize buildings may lead to mass evictions, rent hikes

October 26, KCRW: Rent could go up 7% for many LA tenants next year

October 12, LAist: This Prolific LA Eviction Law Firm Was Caught Faking Cases In Court. Did They Misuse AI?

October 12, LAist:  How To Look For A Lawyer In LA If You’re Facing An Eviction

September 14, Los Angeles Sentinel: Faith Leaders Must Champion Policy That Combats Moral Failing in Housing Crisis

September 8, Jacobin: The Eviction Crisis Is About to Hit Los Angeles

September 7, Los Angeles Times: Over 40,000 eviction notices have gone out in L.A. this year, many to upscale apartments

August 29, Spectrum News 1: Some transit advocates pushing to eliminate fares on LA Metro

August 14, Los Angeles Times: Southeast L.A. County cities enact rent control to keep residents housed

July 28, UNIVISION: Miles de familias en Los Ángeles en riesgo de desalojo a partir del 1 de agosto. Te decimos qué hacer

July 28, BisNow: Apartment Association Files Lawsuit To Stop Rent Freeze On Majority Of LA Apartments

July 25, La Opinión: Llaman a autoridades de Los Ángeles a proteger a inquilinos con deudas atrasadas por la renta

July 24, Los Angeles Times: Mayor Bass takes over Metro as it undergoes huge expansion, copes with low ridership and crime

July 11, LAist: LA County Forwards Right to Counsel

June 30, LAist: What Drove This Year’s Spike In LA Homelessness? Tenant Advocates Say It’s What We Were Afraid Of

June 9, Los Angeles Times: State reaches settlement over pandemic rent relief: What tenants and landlords need to know

June 6, Telemundo52: Investigan casos de inquilinos que no recibieron ayuda monetaria

June 6, Cal Matters: California rent relief is still available for thousands of tenants who were denied COVID assistance

June 5, LAist: Tenant Groups Reach Settlement With State Of California Over Applicants Stuck In Rent Relief Limbo

May 24, Los Angeles Times: Opinion: Here’s why L.A.’s Metro system should let everyone ride for free

May 18, Los Angeles Times: Opinion: The mass evictions at Barrington Plaza will happen again if L.A. doesn’t act to protect renters

May 11, Streetsblog LA: New Report Makes Case for Universal Fareless Transit at Metro

May 5, Univision: No puedo abrir mis ventanas: inquilinos se quejan por una obra que les está causando molestias en Echo Park

April 25, Press-Telegram: At LA Metro, going cashless is a bumpy road, especially for the unbanked

April 23, The American Prospect: Sen. Tim Scott’s Land of Opportunity (Zones)

April 17, Los Angeles Daily News: LA Mayor Karen Bass to deliver her first State of the City address

April 13, USC Annenberg Media: Owner of South L.A. business recounts the store’s history in the area

April 13, LAist: LA Banned Rent Hikes During The Pandemic. But Complaints Are Higher Than Ever

April 13, Nonprofit Quarterly: Protecting Tenants as Los Angeles Decarbonizes

April 9, Jacobin: The Gentrification Scheme Behind Los Angeles’s “No-Build” Olympics

March 30, Telemundo52: Fin de moratoria para desalojos en Los Ángeles

March 30, Patch: Controversial LA Real Estate Tax Kicks Off April 1: What To Know

March 30, LAist: As COVID-19 Protections End, LA Renters And Landlords Brace For Possible Eviction Wave

March 22, Los Angeles Daily News: LA City Council OKs motion to create tenant right to counsel ordinance

March 22, Spectrum News 1: LA City Council OKs motion to create tenant right to counsel ordinance

March 20, Daily Breeze: LA Councilmember Katy Yaroslavsky appointed to LA Metro board by Karen Bass

March 16, Alta: LA’s Third Rail

March 9, USC Annenberg Media: Twenty-Eight for ‘28: Metro madness

March 7, BisNow: LA Apartment Association Sues To Prevent Enforcement Of New Renter Protections, Says It’s ‘Got More Coming’

February 17, Los Angeles Magazine: L.A. City Council Members Want to Protect Renters with Right to an Eviction Attorney

February 16, LAist: Long Invisible in LA, Renters are Now Winning Elections

February 14, The Daily Breeze: Tenants Facing Evictions Should Get Free Legal Representation, LA Councilmembers Say

February 13, KCRW: Could Guaranteed Eviction Lawyers Help LA Tenants Stay Housed?

February 12, Los Angeles Times: Mayor Bass Orders List of Vacant City Properties Where Homeless Housing Could Be Built

February 12, USC Annenberg Media: Three LA City Councilmembers Want Lawyers Provided to Tenants in Eviction Court

February 3, USC Annenberg Media: Marriott Hotel Debate Comes to an End in City Council

February 2, Spectrum News 1: Housing Advocates Push for Renters’ Right to Counsel

January 30, USC Annenberg Media: L.A. City Council Approves New Anti-Eviction Policies to Protect Renters

January 23, LAist: LA’s COVID Eviction Rules Could End Soon. Here’s Everything Renters Need to Know

January 17, NBC News 4: City Council Says Proposed South LA Hotel Should Be Used for Affordable Housing

January 5, Spectrum News 1: With LA’s COVID-19 Tenant Protections Set to Expire, Some Fear Eviction Wave


December 10, Los Angeles Times: Should L.A.’s Train and Bus Rides Be Free? Karen Bass May Soon Decide

December 7, Spectrum News 1: LA Council Bans Gas in New Buildings in “First Step” toward Electrification

December 3, Los Angeles Daily News: LA Metro Bends to Critics, Adopts Pay as You Go and Removes Fare Hikes

November 23, Los Angeles Daily News: After Negative Feedback, LA Metro Readjusts Fare Schedule, Keeping Transfers and Base Rate

November 16, San Gabriel Valley Tribune: Metro Riders Blast New Fare Plan as Unfair to Low-Income Passengers

November 12, Los Angeles Daily News: LA Metro’s New Fare Plan Caps Rider Costs, But Some Say It’s Mostly a Fare Hike

November 6, Forbes: Meet the Real Estate Billionaire Who Hates Affordable Housing and Loves Trump and the GOP

November 4, Los Angeles Times: Female Ridership Down on L.A. Metro, and Satisfaction of Buses, Trains Falls, Survey Shows

November 3, Capital & Main: Beyond Racism, Leaked Recording Showed Martinez, Cedillo and de León Feared L.A.’s Majority: Renters

November 2, Los Angeles Daily News: Survey Says: Fewer Females Ride LA Metro Buses and Trains, Many Citing Safety and Harassment

November 2, KCRW Radio: Two City Ballot Measures Attempt to Take on L.A.’s Housing Crisis

October 29, Los Angeles Times: South L.A. among Communities Awarded State Grants for Climate Projects

October 19, The New York Times: Is Wall Street Really to Blame for the Affordable Housing Crisis?

October 18, Spectrum News 1: Measure ULA Aims to Fund Affordable Housing through Real Estate Tax

October 18, In These Times: Voters Could Help Stem the Homelessness Crisis in L.A. Next Month

October 7, USC Annenberg Media: Record Heat Wave Disproportionally Hurt South LA Residents

September 30, La Opinión: Medida ULA promete cobrar impuestos solamente al 4% más rico de la ciudad de Los Ángeles para crear viviendas asequibles

September 28, Capital & Main: A Year Into New Los Angeles Law to Protect Renters, City Has Taken Zero Landlords to Court

September 22, Los Angeles Daily News: LA Metro Boosts Plan for Bus and Rail on Vermont Avenue Stretching from Hollywood to Athens

September 15, LAist and KPPC Radio: A New City Motion Could Help Angelenos Get Some Fresh Air To Face Heat Waves

August 31, KCET Television: L.A. City Council Leverages Eminent Domain to Buy Hillside Villa Apartment Building On Behalf of Tenants

August 25, Los Angeles Times: Op Ed: Seize the Downturn: Why California Should Leverage a Recession to Build Affordable Housing

August 11, Los Angeles Daily News: Renters Are Largely Left Out of the Eco-Home Movement, But Solutions Exist

August 5, Reuters: Where Do I Stay? California Rents Spike Up to 10%

July 8, The Sacramento Bee: “A Fighting Chance.” California Can’t Deny Rent Relief after Tenants Sued State over Program

June 30, Los Angeles Times: California’s Eviction Moratorium to Lift at Midnight, Despite Rent Relief Concern

June 29, Telemundo: Piden más protección para inquilinos tras expiración de la moratoria en California

June 28, La Opinión: Miles de inquilinos piden se extiendan protecciones permanentes para evitar el desalojo

June 23, LAist: LA’s City Council Asks: Is It Time to Phase Out COVID-19 Renter Protections?

June 14, Los Angeles Times: His Crusade to House L.A.’s Poor Praised by Oprah Winfrey, Garcetti. But Others Have Doubts

June 9, LA Progressive: California Rent Relief: How Not to Provide Emergency Rent Relief

June 7, The Sacramento Bee: “Profoundly Unfair”: California Tenants Sue State over COVID Rental Aid Program

May 26, dot.LA: E-Scooter Startups Are Quietly Changing Their Equity Programs in LA

May 18, KPCC Radio: Finding Housing Becoming Even More Difficult in Los Angeles, Inland Empire as Rents Skyrocket, Limited Units Available

May 12, ABC7 News San Francisco: CA Eviction Moratorium and State Rent Assistance Both Ending

March 9, Los Angeles Times: Proposal Would Limit How Landlords Can Screen Potential Renters


June 22, Los Angeles Times: Calls to Defund the Police Spread to L.A.’s Transit System

June 13, UCLA News: UCLA Law Clinic Issues Groundbreaking Housing Crisis Report


June 10, Curbed LA: New Report Underscores Link Between “Shocking” Number of Evictions, Homelessness

May 21, Fox11 News Los Angeles: L.A. County Considers Funding Eviction Defense for Low-Income Renters

May 21, Univision: Proponen Program de Asistencia Legal para Inquilinos en Proceso de Desalojo

May 16, Los Angeles Times: Editorial: Support Funding for Civil Counsel in California

May 16, Curbed LA: Free Legal Help for Tenants Who Get Eviction Notice? LA Poised to Budget $3M for It

May 1, NBC4 News Los Angeles: L.A. Councilman Say $10 Million Needed for Tenants’ ‘Right to Counsel’ 

May 1, Telemundo52 Los Angeles: Concejal Propone Fondos para Ofrecer Asesoria Legal a Inquilinos

April 23, Los Angeles Times: Editorial: L.A. Renters Deserve a “Right to Counsel” for Evictions

April 20, Los Angeles Times: Editorial: Better Access to Legal Representation Is Crucial—Even in Civil Cases

April 11, Los Angeles Times: Tenant Activists Want L.A. Mayor Garcetti to Put $10 Million into “Right to Counsel”


August 29, LA Weekly: L.A. Considers Providing Lawyers For Renters Facing Eviction

August 11, Los Angeles Daily News: Right to Counsel for LA Tenants Facing Eviction Moves Forward

August 9, LAist: LA is Considering Free Lawyers For People Facing Eviction