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Los Angeles Times

Andrew Khouri

Writer

Andrew Khouri covers the housing market for the Los Angeles Times. Before coming to The Times he wrote about commercial real estate for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in history. 

Recent Articles

  • Rents in L.A. area grow less affordable, report says

    Rents in L.A. area grow less affordable, report says

    Rent is taking an increasingly large bite out of Angelenos' paychecks, as a surge in apartment construction fails to keep up with crushing demand.That’s the thrust of a report released Wednesday from Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies that concludes rental affordability is a...

  • Company founder gets prison for scheme to defraud distressed homeowners

    Company founder gets prison for scheme to defraud distressed homeowners

    Following the housing crash last decade, 21st Century Legal Services Inc. offered homeowners facing foreclosure what seemed like a lifeline. All they had to do was pay fees to the Rancho Cucamonga firm, which promised to get their loans modified so their payments would be affordable. In the meantime,...

  • Ex-CEO Dov Charney seeks to return to American Apparel

    Ex-CEO Dov Charney seeks to return to American Apparel

    Former American Apparel Inc. Chief Executive Dov Charney, fired last year after allegations of misconduct, is taking steps to return to the Los Angeles retailer he founded. Charney announced Friday that he is "exploring plans with investors and industry executives in an effort to develop a value-maximizing...

  • A management change is OK'd for Daughters of Charity hospitals, setting the stage for a sale

    A management change is OK'd for Daughters of Charity hospitals, setting the stage for a sale

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris has approved a deal for new management at the Daughters of Charity Health System after another transaction for the troubled Catholic hospital group collapsed earlier this year.Harris gave her required approval late Thursday, allowing BlueMountain Capital Management...

  • Agoura Hills-based American Homes 4 Rent to acquire rival

    Agoura Hills-based American Homes 4 Rent to acquire rival

    Agoura Hills single-family rental giant American Homes 4 Rent plans to acquire a smaller Phoenix-area rival for $1.5 billion, part of a consolidation trend in the maturing industry. American Homes said its acquisition of American Residential Properties Inc. would significantly boost its heft. The...

  • Chinese home builder Landsea to develop 550-home project in Orange County

    Chinese home builder Landsea to develop 550-home project in Orange County

    Chinese home builder Landsea plans to develop a sprawling 550-home community in Orange County, a sign that the Asian country's slowing economy has done little to quell the interest of overseas developers in Southern California property. Instead, the company, which already has projects in Simi Valley,...

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