Thought leaders to host Housing Forum with Mayor Bass

The three-panel forum on June 9, 2023 will examine strategies to expand affordable, workforce and market-rate housing in all communities of Los Angeles. Moderators and special presenters will lead attendees through a series of roundtable discussions to identify key production roadblocks, blueprint realistic housing goals and brainstorm new policy solutions to achieve those goals in […]

L.A. Officials Call For $20 Billion In State Funding For Homeless Crisis

L.A. Officials Call For $20 Billion In State Funding For Homeless Crisis By City News Service May 3, 2021 LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Assemblyman Miguel Santiago, D-Los Angeles, and two Los Angeles City Council members today joined a growing number of officials calling for the state to provide cities with $20 billion over five years […]

Have you taken the 2017 BizFed Poll?

Friday, April 14 marks the final day to take the 2017 BizFed Poll. We’re relying on each of you to communicate the priorities of your region and industry sector. Don’t get left out – take this 10-minute poll and make sure others from your network are taking the BizFed Poll as well! Simply visit […]

NAR President: Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program

By admin on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire in six months, on September 30. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently issued a statement by NAR President Bill Brown urging Congress to reauthorize the program: “When the NFIP expired in 2010, over 1,300 home sales were disrupted every […]

AQMD approves new smog-cutting plan

(Photo) The downtown skyline is enveloped in smog shortly before sunset on November 17, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. DAVID MCNEW/GETTY IMAGES KPCC By: Sharon McNary Air quality regulators adopted an extensive new package of rules Friday aimed at cutting smog in Southern California by half within 7 years. The plan from the South Coast Air […]

Southern California air quality officials OK cleanup plan

By DAVID DANELSKI / STAFF WRITER Published: March 3, 2017 Southern California air quality officials approved a 15-year pollution clean-up plan Friday, March 3, after adding provisions that would eventually eliminate a pollution-credits marketplace that regulates emissions from oil refineries and other major smokestack polluters. But the 11-2 vote by the South Coast Air Quality […]

Bad Foundation for Business

Approval of Measure S would curb development with costly fallout for housing market, workers, employers. By Tracy Hernandez and Josh LaFarga Friday, March 3, 2017 City of L.A. voters will head to the polls on March 7 to determine the fate of Measure S. This initiative is very clear in its intent – place a […]