Posts Tagged as "Housing"

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.

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.



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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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...

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...

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...