Posts Tagged as "Affordable Housing"

Seniors, Veterans, Disabled Residents Protest Downtown Long Beach Rent Hike

Aug. 10, 2018 / By and
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Many say they can't afford the rent increase, fearing they might go homeless.

Voices of Long Beach

Mar. 7, 2018 / By
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A short community series highlighting homelessness, education, and youth leadership in the city of Long Beach.

Long Beach Residents React to New Downtown Developments

Jun. 3, 2017 / By
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Although the city pledged to make affordable housing units, many Long Beach residents just don't think it's enough.

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.

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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Andrew “Society” Bigelow • Silicon Valley De-Bug

Andrew “Society” Bigelow reflects on his experience walking on the 30 mile “March to Heal the Valley.” With the number of deaths rising due to the cold, communities ask one of the wealthiest regions in the world to confront its housing crisis and wealth inequality...

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...

NewsLongBeach: The Challenge of Affordable Housing

Nov. 1, 2013 / By
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Produced by Michelle Zenarosa

Affordable housing is a constant struggle for many who live in Long Beach...

Documentary Highlights Affordable Housing Struggles

Oct. 9, 2013 / By
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Rat infestations, high rents and overcrowding—these are just some of the housing issues that some residents in Long Beach face, according to Housing Long Beach (HLB), a local non-profit...

What is the Housing Element and Why Should We Care?

Sep. 21, 2013 / By
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Housing Long Beach is a community organization working to improve, preserve and increase the supply of affordable housing for the well-being of Long Beach residents through community organizing, policy work and systems change...