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From left: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Michael Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar (Credit: Getty Images)

Here’s how Bernie, Biden and the remaining presidential candidates would tackle housing crisis

UPDATED, March 2, 1:57 p.m.: Though all of the top five Democratic presidential candidates have detailed plans to address the country’s housing affordability crisis,...

Here’s how Bernie, Biden and the remaining presidential candidates would tackle housing crisis
Sam Zell of Equity Group Investments (Credit: Getty Images)

Sam Zell’s mobile-home firm stock up 1,200% since housing crash

From the wreckage of the housing crash, trailer parks have emerged as a lucrative investment option. Since March 2009,...

Sam Zell’s mobile-home firm stock up 1,200% since housing crash
Economic expansion in California and Los Angeles County is slowing (Credit: iStock)

Rising home prices add to California’s slowing economic growth: report

After years of robust growth, the economic expansion in California and Los Angeles County is slowing because of gloomy...

Rising home prices add to California’s slowing economic growth: report
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Welcome to affordable San Francisco! Here is your $1,000-a-month basement “sleeping pod”

A Kansas developer has a concept for below-market-rate housing in San Francisco, but it isn’t exactly pretty. Helsey Holdings wants to build two apartment...

Welcome to affordable San Francisco! Here is your $1,000-a-month basement “sleeping pod”
Councilmembers Mitch O’Farrell and Curren Price

LA invalidates evictions that landlords sent amid passage of new rent control law

Over the last several weeks, tenants at dozens of apartments across Los Angeles have received eviction notices from landlords...

LA invalidates evictions that landlords sent amid passage of new rent control law
LA City Attorney Mike Feuer at a rally in South LA last year

City accuses affordable developer of stealing public funds for South LA project

The city has accused an active affordable housing developer of misappropriating millions of dollars in public funds lent to...

City accuses affordable developer of stealing public funds for South LA project
California Governor Gavin Newsom (Credit: Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Newsom says state “set the table” on housing in 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom made housing production a priority during his gubernatorial campaign and in his first year in office,...

Newsom says state “set the table” on housing in 2019
Assemblyman David Chiu and Gov. Gavin Newsom (Credit: Wikipedia and iStock)

California passes landmark rent control law

California has become the third state in the nation to pass rent control legislation. On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law the sweeping measure, which aims to strike at the heart of...

California passes landmark rent control law
LA City Controller Ron Galperin and a groundbreaking ceremony for the first development funded by Prop HHH in December 2017 (credit: Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti)

Market-rate condos for the homeless? It costs just as much under LA bond program

Affordable housing under Los Angeles’ signature bond program simply isn’t affordable. In fact, it costs nearly as much as...

Market-rate condos for the homeless? It costs just as much under LA bond program
Californians are considering a move out of state because of the cost of housing (Credit: iStock)

Movin’ on out: High cost of housing has Californians considering exit plan

Pacific breeze and beaches be damned: Californians say the high cost of housing has them thinking about an exit...

Movin’ on out: High cost of housing has Californians considering exit plan
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