Small and Medium Multifamily Housing is Overlooked Part of Solution to Housing Affordability Challenges

While rental housing is often associated with large, high-rise apartments, 54 percent of U.S. rentals are in small and medium multifamily housing (SMMF), properties with between two and 49 units. SMMF is a much more important source of homes than has generally been recognized, especially for low-income households, according to new research from Enterprise Community Partners Inc. (Enterprise) and the The USC Bedrosian Center on Governance, housed at the USC Price School of Public Policy.

LA2050 and Crowdsourcing Philanthropy for LA’s Future

Ever crowdsourced something for yourself? Imagine doing that for a whole city. Listen to the most recent episode of LA#Itself to learn about LA2050, the Goldhirsh Foundation’s ambitious philanthropic “initiative driving and tracking progress toward a shared vision for the future of Los Angeles.”

Community Development Agreements – New Challenges for Urban Governance (Highlights)

Highlights from Jovanna Rosen’s presentation for the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance. Watch the full version here:https://youtu.be/v2fNLQDT6n8 On Thursday, April 7, 2016 Jovanna Rosen, PhD ’16, joined us to discuss her Bedrosian Center funded project. New forms of community development agreements called Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs) and Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) have recently emerged in…

Community Development Agreements – New Challenges for Urban Governance (Full Video)

On Thursday, April 7, 2016 Jovanna Rosen, PhD ’16, joined us to discuss her Bedrosian Center funded project. New forms of community development agreements called Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs) and Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) have recently emerged in urban governance. These community development agreements represent a new way to manage urban development that supports dialogue…