Posts Tagged as "Housing"

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The State of Trans Latinx Health in So Cal

Dec. 6, 2016 / By
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A new study discusses employment, healthcare, and housing problems facing trans Latinx people in southern California.

“Let Us Stay” — Tenants and Activists March Downtown for Renter’s Day

Sep. 24, 2016 / By
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Tenants and activists marched across downtown, occasionally stopping to chant in front of 'slumlord' properties for Thursday's National Renter’s Day of Action.
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Long Beach’s Art of Displacement — A Housing Crisis Through Images, Words

Aug. 10, 2016 / By
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A traveling art exhibit is using visuals, short stories, and spoken word recordings to tell the stories of the city's housing crisis.
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Neighborhood Council gives nod to controversial Lorena Plaza development

Aug. 14, 2015 / By
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The Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council has given its approval to the controversial Lorena Plaza mixed-use development project on a parcel of land owned by Metro on the corner of Lorena and First streets.

People’s State Of The City Brings Top Issues To Light

May. 28, 2015 / By
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The event tackled the seven top issues affecting Long Beach, including poverty, jobs, housing, education, the environment, community safety, and immigrant rights.


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Remembering A Local Hero: Stephanie Alys Bussi

Apr. 30, 2015 / By
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Besides working for disability rights, Bussi was a champion for affordable housing, homeless services, and public transportation.

For Renters, Landlord Accountability Key to Fixing Substandard Housing

Jan. 30, 2015 / By
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Tenants don’t report problems to the city for fear of retaliation from their landlords, which could come in the form of rent increases or even eviction.

Housing Long Beach Leadership Summit: Aug. 16

Aug. 5, 2014 / By
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Join Housing Long Beach for an all day training and leadership development session. Afternoon workshops will grow your skills to impact change in Long Beach...

Overcrowded Housing Leads to Mental Health Issues & Decreased Life Expectancy, Says Local Nonprofit

Apr. 9, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Rabiya Hussain

Every morning before Evangelina Ramirez leaves for work, she cleans the house in a meticulous manner so that everything is where it belongs...

Hi Apple and Google! Meet Your Houseless Neighbors

Jan. 3, 2014 / By
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(Christie holds a sign at the end of the 30 mile journey, which is the Google campus.

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Q&A: What’s Next for Affordable Housing in LB

Dec. 17, 2013 / By
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The nationwide economic crisis may or may not be becoming a distant memory, but a housing crisis still exists within the city of Long Beach...

How Crummy, Run-Down Housing Harms the Children Who Live in It

Nov. 3, 2013 / By
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From the Atlantic Cities by EMILY BADGER

 

The housing crisis sounded all kinds of alarms for policymakers and the public about what happens when families can’t afford their homes, or when they lose the stability that a secure home provides...