Is new LA affordable housing fund a sham?

The Los Angeles County Supervisors recently devised a $100 million-a-year plan to combat the rampant issue of affordable housing by 2020. The affordable housing fund, authored by Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Mark Ridley-Thomas, was led last month by a unanimous vote in favor. The fund seeks to construct and maintain affordable housing, which might include […]

City council approves $1 billion plan to build The Village

After more than a decade of planning, USC’s $1 billion plan to turn the University Village into The Village at USC was approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council. The $1 billion project is expected to create approximately 4,000 new construction jobs and 8,000 permanent jobs, with a 30 percent local hiring promise. The […]

City planning committee approves $1 billion University Village proposal

The Planning and Land Use Management committee approved Wednesday an amended proposal for renovating the University Village during a meeting at Los Angeles City Hall. Councilman Ed Reyes, a member of the committee, said USC’s cooperation led to the approval. About 200 stakeholders attended the meeting, most of whom were in support of USC’s $1 […]