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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • U.S. awards $10.5 million to help homeless veterans in California

     
    On the eve of a summer season of Stand Down events for homeless veterans, the federal government Thursday announced that it had awarded $10.5 million in rental housing vouchers to more than 20 local agencies throughout California. The vouchers, announced....
  • Democrats allege GOP partisanship on financial crisis panel [Updated]

     
    Some Republicans on the federal commission that investigated the financial crisis were guided more by politics than fact-finding in hopes of derailing the sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, according to a report by congressional Democrats on...
  • Bell's Velez takes stand in colleagues' preliminary hearing on corruption charges

     
    Bell City Councilman Lorenzo Velez testified Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court that he had no knowledge of his colleagues' near-$100,000 salaries, nor of the city commissions they had been paid to sit on. Velez, the lone council member......
  • Who is the true Urban Homesteader (TM)?

     
    The phrase "urban homestead" (TM) has been trademarked, which may be a problem for the 2008 book The Urban Homestead....
  • Digging deeper into urban homesteading

     
    If while reading Thursday's article by Veronique de Turenne on urban homesteading in Altadena, you found yourself wondering "could I do that?" there's a lot of material to help you get started in the Los Angeles Times Home section. Here's......
  • Monday links: Urban homesteading in Altadena, Japanese garden in San Marino

     
    In case you missed them last week, two stories to check out: From our colleagues in Food, this piece on Urban Homesteading Central: Sometimes, the peach on a backyard tree is just a peach, a sweet, home-grown bonus. In certain......
  • Housing Authority board to review CEO's performance

     
    Board members of L.A.'s housing authority will meet Monday afternoon to consider the performance of the agency's chief executive, Rudolf Montiel. The agenda for the special meeting, which was posted late Friday, includes an unusual note stating that the...
  • L.A. housing authority board fires CEO Montiel

     
    Rudolf Montiel, CEO of the Los Angeles Housing Authority, was fired Monday by the agency's board....
  • Thursday's Highlights: 'Fairly Legal' on USA

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • The Dry Garden: An Altadena couple's 15-year quest to plant nearly an acre of unusual edibles

     
    When musicians Kazi Pitelka and John Steinmetz tell friends that they are leaving their Altadena home of 15 years, the invariable responses are: “Why?” “Do you have to?” “Whyyyyy?” It’s not that their friends...
  • Simplified mortgage disclosure forms proposed by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

     
    The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday released two proposed prototypes for simplified mortgage disclosure forms and will start seeking feedback from the industry and people around the country. The agency is trying to design a new two-...