Are People Fleeing Big Cities? The Factors And Implications For SoCal And Beyond
Seva Rodnyansky was interviewed on KPCC AirTalk with Larry Mantle discussing domestic migration in southern California. “As the population migrates to rural areas, there may be an inadequate infrastructure which creates an ecological fragility. More fires, more congestion, etc….” Seva Rodnyansky Tweet Listen here
‘A feeding frenzy’: Southern California home prices up 15%
Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on rising home prices in Southern California. “[F]alling mortgage rates during the pandemic enabled buyers to bid up the prices of homes while keeping monthly payments roughly the same.” Full article here
Real estate brokerage CBRE moves headquarters from Los Angeles to Dallas
Los Angeles Times featured Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on California’s history in losing corporate headquarters to other states. “We have been losing corporate headquarters for a long time, particularly here in Southern California. But we have a history of creating really small companies and turning them into Read more…
Dead deals, slashed prices: Coronavirus drags down Southern California home sales
Richard Green was quoted in a piece by the LA Times on housing prices in Southern Califoria amidst the pandemic.
SoCal’s Deep History with Political Scandals
Spectrum News 1 featured Christian Grose of the USC Schwarzenegger Institute on the history of political scandals in Southern California.
Economy And Housing Check-In: Southern CA Ahead Of Spring Selling Season
KPCC-FM “AirTalk” interviewed Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate on the state of the Southern California housing market and what housing experts expect to happen in the spring.
Home Prices fall in Southern California for the first time in 7 years
Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about the possible correlation between housing prices falling in Southern California and the area’s declining population. “It appears we may have hit an inflection point in terms of population growth,” Green said. Full article here
Where growing up depends on the wind; on building lives near freeways
by Casey Fischl The American Lung Association’s State of the Air 2017 Report identified Los Angeles as the number one polluted city 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. A key example of Read more…
The Southern California housing market
CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KNX-AM interviewed Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about the Southern California housing market. Richard Green anticipated a 5% to 10% percent decrease in housing price in the Southern California. Another problem is more people are moving out of California than moving in, which could result in Read more…
Home sales plunge in Southern California to lowest level since 2007, as prices inch up
Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about declining housing prices in Southern California. Richard Green, director of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, has said prices could fall 5% to 10% over the next two years. The Realtors group predicts prices across the state will be essentially Read more…
A Bridgebuilder Who Will Be Missed
Fox & Hounds Dailypublished an editorial by Sherry Bebitch Jeffeof the USC Price School and Doug Jeffe paying tribute to the late John Mack. John Mack was an assertive civil rights leader. He was also a dedicated community leader whose contributions will continue to impact everyone in Southern California and Read more…
Southern California home prices jump to a record high
Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on the likelihood Southern California’s housing price surge will continue.
Bedrosian Center launches initiative to boost natural disaster preparedness
When it comes to a major natural disaster hitting Southern California, experts agree that it isn’t a matter of if, but when. In response to these looming threats, the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance at the Price School of Public Policy is committed to showing that the recovery for a Read more…
Strengthening SoCal: Southern California Disaster Risk Reduction Initiative
The USC Bedrosian Center on Governance has joined with prominent private and public agencies to boost Southern California’s sustainability and resiliency in the face of a natural disasters. The result is the SoCal Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Initiative, a cooperative set of recommendations designed by academia and the private sector to Read more…
So Cal apartment rents will continue to rise through 2018
“Population and employment growth are driving up demand faster than new inventory can hit the market,” said Raphael Bostic, interim director of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, which collaborated on this week’s [USC Casden Multifamily] forecast with Beacon Economics, a Los Angeles consulting firm.
CityLab: To Ease Traffic, L.A. Needs Much More Than Trains
Transit, zoning, traffic density are the most important issues facing Southern California commuters. Lisa Schweitzer shares her insights with CityLab. “If it’s now possible for me to get from Pasadena to Westwood on transit, I’m all for that,” Lisa Schweitzer, a scholar of transportation and urban planning at the University Read more…
Foreign buyers and the future of the SoCal housing market
High housing costs may be causing trouble for the Southern California housing market. Despite the fact that the state has some of the highest wages and job growth, many potential buyers are choosing to go out-of-state and foreign buyers are even pulling back. A stronger U.S. dollar could be to blame… Raphael Read more…