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We are excited to welcome Ryan Tanaka to the Steering Committee as Online Director! Ryan now leads AHLA’s online engagement strategies, working with the Social Media and Projects teams to coordinate and organize the organization’s presence and activities online.  He was working in the San Francisco/Bay Area until 2018, where he was exposed to the inner-workings of California’s housing crisis through his work at the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development under the direction of Mayor Ed Lee.  He … read more

Housing Activists Denounce Backroom Decision to Preserve Status Quo in California Housing Crisis Abundant Housing LA hosting forum this week on the racist history of single-family zoning Leaders from Abundant Housing LA denounced the recent backroom decision by State Senator Anthony Portantino to kill SB 50 and preserve the status quo of California’s housing crisis. “At a time when 60% of Los Angeles renters are rent burdened and 66% of California’s support real housing reform and SB 50, it is … read more

Our Data & Research Director, Anthony Dedousis, prepared this chart showing median rent list prices in Burbank over time. The results show that, since 2012, Burbank rental prices have been rising at an unsustainable rate. The housing deficit in Burbank and the lack of enough new housing production are driving up the cost of housing, displacing people who can’t afford it, and severely burdening those who can. If you are concerned about the continually climbing rental prices, join us and … read more

By Rachelle Levitt Article provided by HUD User Recently, I learned that the television program Sesame Street is exploring homelessness and its effect on children. The show is reintroducing Lily, a 7-year-old who first joined the cast in 2011 as a character whose family didn’t consistently have enough food to eat. In a story arc that will be presented on YouTube, Lily’s family will come to Sesame Street to stay with friends after losing their apartment. In a press release highlighting the importance … read more