Liam Dillon covers the issues of housing affordability and neighborhood change across California for the Los Angeles Times. He joined the newsroom in 2016 and prior to this assignment, covered state politics and policy for its Sacramento Bureau. Before coming to The Times, Dillon covered local politics in Southwest Florida and San Diego. He’s a graduate of Georgetown University and grew up outside Philadelphia.
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Inside buildings owned by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, tenants struggle with roach infestations, broken elevators and other poor living conditions.
Nov. 20, 2023
Recently, The Times has been investigating Skid Row’s troubled housing providers, digging into the failures of nonprofits such as AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
Nov. 17, 2023
A Times investigation has found that many of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s more than 1,300 residents live in squalid conditions, with dozens under the threat of eviction.
Nov. 16, 2023
The wealthy island city of Coronado, after years of resistance, agrees to zone for more affordable housing under a settlement with the state.
Oct. 20, 2023
Twenty-two Skid Row Housing Trust tenants lost their homes in a fire in February. Residents remain scattered and scarred, unable even to recover most of their possessions.
Oct. 13, 2023
Five people were found with possible drug overdoses early Sunday in Long Beach and transported to a hospital, Long Beach police said.
Sept. 24, 2023
Residents of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties have until Oct. 16 to file their taxes.
Sept. 24, 2023
California legislators vote to ban laws that force landlords to evict tenants based on criminal histories. Such policies can disproportionately affect Black and Latino renters.
Sept. 14, 2023
As L.A. deals with a housing crisis, new data show how the threat of eviction affects not only poor communities but middle- and high-income ones too.
Sept. 7, 2023
Reality television personalities Tarek and Heather El Moussa are evicting rent-controlled tenants to build new apartments. Tenants say they’re owed more because their landlord committed arson.
Aug. 4, 2023