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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Report: California film tax credit a good investment

    Report: California film tax credit a good investment
    A new report from the nation's largest metropolitan planning organization says California's film and television tax credit program is a good investment, but needs to be extended and restructured to keep the entertainment industry from fleeing the state.
  • A setback for Jordan Downs project

    A setback for Jordan Downs project
    Plans for the revitalization of the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts have been thrown into disarray after Los Angeles officials learned Monday that the city will not be awarded a $30-million federal grant they had been counting on for the...

    L.A. and Orange counties are an epicenter of overcrowded housing

    L.A. and Orange counties are an epicenter of overcrowded housing
    Sixteen-year-old Monica buried her face in a pillow, trying to rest for school the next day, as the clock ticked past 11 p.m. Sleep was a battle in the tiny apartment. Hunched at the other end of the family's only mattress, two of her brothers played...

    Saving cities with a kinder, gentler approach to gentrification

    Saving cities with a kinder, gentler approach to gentrification
    A couple of recent news articles about local approaches to housing issues offer a pretty stark contrast in smart policy and, well, not-so-smart policy. In the smart category, cities such as Washington and Philadelphia have long struggled with trying...

    Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops

    Senior housing complex being built near Compton transit stops
    Work is underway on Metro @ Compton Senior Apartments, a $19.5-million housing community near several transit stops, including the light rail Metro Blue Line. The project is being developed by Meta Housing Corp. of Los Angeles, which specializes in...