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.
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The California Civil Rights Department sued two landlords, alleging they discriminated against a Section 8 tenant. It was the first such suit the department brought.
Mortgage rates are roughly double year-ago levels but have fallen from their 7% highs. That’s providing at least some relief to potential home buyers.
Southern California home prices fell again in November, the result of high mortgage interest rates that have sapped demand.
Southern California home prices are falling, eroding equity homeowners could spend on renovations or emergencies. People who bought at the peak are particularly nervous.
Two years ago, it became illegal across California for landlords to refuse to rent to Section 8 residents. Tenants and their advocates say the practice remains common.
Home prices have fallen as mortgage rates have risen. That means some homeowners, especially those who bought earlier this year, may find themselves underwater on their loans.
The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose above 7% for the first time since 2002, according to a widely watched survey from Freddie Mac.