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Andrew Khouri

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.
California cities lead the U.S. in inflation. Housing costs are a big reason why

On Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that a handful of California metros saw the greatest jump in the consumer price index.

L.A. council members propose taxing landlords who leave homes vacant

In a newly unveiled proposal, members of the L.A. City Council asked to explore possible options for a “vacancy tax” that would go before voters for approval.

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