CNBC quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on how housing is affecting Los Angeles’ population growth. “Los Angeles is just not growing,” said Richard Green, director of the University of Southern California’s Lusk Center for Real Estate. “A lot of [the reason] is housing, and not just the cost of housing but the…
by Casey Fischl
The American Lung Association’s State of the Air 2017 Report identified Los Angeles as the number one polluted state by ozone and number four by particulate pollution. Low-income, communities of color in Los Angeles suffer from disproportionate exposure to this health degrading pollution.
“I see city managers as kind of unsung heroes,” USC Price Dean Jack H. Knott said in his welcoming remarks. “I don’t feel you get the recognition and respect that you deserve for the fantastic job you do managing complex organizations.”
Curbed L.A. featured research by USC’s Lusk Center for Real Estate on rising rents in Los Angeles. The average renter will spend a little over $90 more per month on housing in 2020 than in 2018, according to the report. “The way to raise vacancy rates is to build more,” said Richard Green of the USC Price School.
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The Wall Street Journal quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about how Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s tackling of the city’s homelessness issue will define his legacy and political future.