PLANNING WATCH - Judging by my email, the New York Times has many readers in LA, especially for columnist Ezra Klein’s take on homelessness and his doubts that either Karen Bass or Rick Caruso can handle this crisis.
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LA’s McMansions Cause Housing Costs to Rise, Homelessness and Overcrowding
PLANNING WATCH - In previous Planning Watch columns I explained why the end of eviction protections; the growth of economic inequality, housing prices, and interest rates; and the demise of HUD and CRA public housing has led to overcrowding and homelessness.
Modest Proposals For Mayor-Elect Karen Bass And The Reconstituted City Council
PLANNING WATCH - While I wait for the phone to ring, I have several modest proposals to share with LA’s Mayor-elect, Karen Bass, and the reconstituted City Council.
LA City Hall’s Dilemma. Corruption Served In Bite-Sized Bits Or Giant Portions?
PLANNING WATCH - If you follow the news, you know about LA City Hall’s endless corruption stories.
What Mayor-Elect Karen Bass Is Up Against!
PLANNING WATCH - If you want a job where the barriers to success are daunting, you should consider becoming the Mayor of Los Angeles.
City Hall: LA’s Newly Elected Begin in January - Check Your Optimism at the Door
PLANNING WATCH - In six weeks Los Angeles will have a new Mayor, City Attorney, City Controller, and several City Council members.