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Foreclosure fillings continue to decline from the peak but still remain in a high level. To address the damage of foreclosure, the state should boost investments in housing counseling, affordable quality housing, and support local efforts to address neighborhood blight.
Solar hasn’t been available to everyone. The majority of Angelenos, who are renters, have been excluded from the solar market and resulting savings. LADWP historically has lacked renter oriented solar programs. These barriers have resulted in disparities in who has access to solar energy, with Repower LA research showing less affluent areas like Boyle Heights receiving less than 1% of solar panel rebates. Yet a new program, Shared Solar is expected to be approved by the DWP Board on September 25th, will serve renters, create a more resilient grid, less blackouts, and good jobs.
The lodging tax obtained from Airbnb allows the county to regulate short term rentals. Local residents have complained of noise, crime, and other problems caused by short term rental industry. Lodging tax allows government to remove advantage these short rentals over hotels and to manage the industry more easily.
How short term rentals should be regulated suggested by Policy Matters Ohio, such as limits on rentals, living wages for cleaning workers, adequate taxes, licensing of both rental platforms and owner, and housing rust fund.
figures are displaied to show numbers of foreclosure fillings each year and most of foreclosure fillings are reported from most popular counties in the state.
This report evaluates California's looming retirement crisis. The study finds most California seniors are unprepared for retirement facing high costs of living and with low pension or 401K attainment.
Foreclosure rates fell a lot which requires more intensive governemnt intervention to recover. 10 most populated counties cover sixty-one percent of the state's foreclosure fillings. Foreclosure can also be treated as a land-banking tool to funnel already vacant homes. To further improve the foreclosure raes, governemnts should increase support for foreclosure prevention, restore local funding, provide foreclosure counseling, and increase customer protection.
The ballot measure text for Measure JJJ, Affordable Housing and Labor Standards Related to City Zoning for the City of Los Angeles, as approved by Los Angeles City voters in November 2016. Ballot measure developed by the Build Better L.A. labor-community coalition, including the Alliance for Community Transit-Los Angeles (ACT-LA) and the Los Angeles Confederation of Labor.
This is the full Minneapolis 2040 regional development plan. The 2040 Plan is a comprehensive master plan for development in the city. Critically, this plan rezoned the entire city of Minneapolis eliminating single-family zoning. They did this to address the affordable-housing crisis and confront a history of racist housing practices.
Live-near-your-work policies can benefit all stakeholders: shorter commute times and lowered housing costs save time and money for employees; improved employee morale, productivity, and retention reduce turnover and training costs for employers; communities can see better air quality, less urban sprawl and decreased traffic congestion.