The Future of Housing in L A

The Future of Housing in L A

The modern single family home is where the advertising campaign for the Second Los Angeles was created and transmitted, thanks to a series of famous advertisements by the architectural photographer Julius Shulman. Those photographs suggested the forward-looking, deeply glamorous optimism of postwar Los Angeles, epitomized by the hillside modernist house with a pool -- and, of course, a view to die for. But what does that dream look like now? These homes were meant as prototypes for a new generation of middle-class housing -- big on architectural character but modest in size and price. Today, they are rented out for parties, film shoots and product launches. What you can see from their living rooms is not the expanse and promise of Second L.A. but a landscape of conflict in the flats of Hollywood, ground zero for debates about growth, density and development. John Lautner’s Sheats-Goldstein house has been pledged by its owner to the L.A. County Museum of Art, to become a kind of hyper-modern house museum. There’s the palpable sense that L.A.’s architectural experimentation at the level of the individual building -- especially the single-family house -- has passed into history, is something to be protected by a museum, to be looked at as if under glass.

LA HOUSING CRISIS · Affordable housing activists erect mock tent city in Fairfax district

LA HOUSING CRISIS · Affordable housing activists erect mock tent city in Fairfax district

Activists erected a mock tent city outside the Grove shopping complex on Friday afternoon while calling on city leaders to create more affordable housing in Los Angeles. "You may think this will never happen to you," said Section 8 housing resident Emily Martiniuk, who lost her job and then her home several years ago. "And please believe me, I hope it doesn't. But it happened to me." Protester Dina Brown, of the nonprofit group L.A. L.O.V.E., wore a T-shirt that read "Gentrification is Warfare." "I always say to people, 'You might be OK. You might be a homeowner - but I bet you, you know someone who's hanging on by a thread," Brown said. A study released earlier this month found that Angelenos need to make upwards of $109,000 annually to afford the average apartment in the city. "I mean, what can you say about that? It's misery," Brown said. Activist Mel Tilekeratne called on Mayor Eric Garcetti "to take the lead and make affordable housing the priority for the city of L.A. - not the Olympics." In a statement released to ABC7, the mayor's office acknowledged the housing crisis. "At the same time, we must protect the affordable housing we already have," said press secretary Alex Comisar. "The Mayor has already strengthened the Rent Stabilization Ordinance, and we are taking new steps to educate renters about their rights." Brown said the effort has not been enough - "not when we all have to come out here and make these kinds of stunts, to get public attention for this problem." "L.A. should be for everyone," she said. "Everyone should be able to have a place to live." http://abc7.com/news/housing-activists-erect-mock-tent-city-in-fairfax-district/2258949/ Speakers included: Sylvie Shane (sp) Areneo Ompenado (sp) Grace Gonzales (sp) Marisa DeLeon (sp) Victor (sp) Emily Martenik (sp) Sheila Dee Noah Grynberg - Los Angeles Center for Community Law & Action Mel Tillekeratne Susan Mone (sp) Produced by Jeff Fleiss Founder of HelpingHomeless.info

Could 'tiny houses' help the LA housing crisis?

Could 'tiny houses' help the LA housing crisis?

It sounds impossible…a home in Southern California for just $100,000 dollars? But it's true, and it could be the future of housing as home prices skyrocket and space dwindles. FULL STORY: http://bit.ly/2yjlwGT

Los Angeles Real Estate Reality Check: What will $400,000 buy?

Los Angeles Real Estate Reality Check: What will $400,000 buy?

When we set out to find the homes our budget would buy, we knew we would get little to nothing for $200,000. But doubling that price limit to $400K we just assumed we were firmly in the SoCal housing market. Our eyes didn’t want to tell our wallets what we found. It’s not that you can’t find a house for nearly a half million dollars in Southern California; you can. But is it in a place where the commute to work is realistic? Is it in a somewhat safe neighborhood? Depending where you search, the answer is decidedly, maybe. http://www.foxla.com/news/local-news/136461750-story

$1,700 Apartment Vs. $40,000 Apartment

$1,700 Apartment Vs. $40,000 Apartment

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‘I’ve run out of tears’: inside London’s temporary housing crisis

‘I’ve run out of tears’: inside London’s temporary housing crisis

Connect House in Mitcham, London, is a converted office block in the depths of an industrial estate that is temporarily home to vulnerable people, families and young children. We meet two young mothers who tell us what daily life is like there. An estimated 120,540 children with their families live in temporary accommodation across England, a  figure that has risen 37% since 2014. Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://is.gd/subscribeguardian Support the Guardian ► https://theguardian.com/supportus Sign up for the Guardian documentaries newsletter ► https://www.theguardian.com/info/2016/sep/02/sign-up-for-the-guardian-documentaries-update The Guardian ► https://www.theguardian.com Playlists: Guardian documentaries ► http://bit.ly/GDNdocs Guardian VR ► http://bit.ly/GDNVR Guardian Features ► http://bit.ly/GDNfeatures Anywhere but Westminster ► http://bit.ly/ABWseries Anywhere but Washington ► http://bit.ly/ABWUSseries Owen Jones meets ► http://bit.ly/CorbynJones Guardian Animations & Explanations ►http://is.gd/explainers The Guardian YouTube network: Guardian News ► http://is.gd/guardianwires Owen Jones talks ► http://bit.ly/subsowenjones Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Science and Tech ► http://is.gd/guardiantech Guardian Sport ► http://bit.ly/GDNsport Guardian Culture ► http://is.gd/guardianculture

Plans unveiled for housing, retail, offices on area south of Bricktown

Plans unveiled for housing, retail, offices on area south of Bricktown

Sooner Investment, one of central Oklahoma's largest commercial and retail developers, is working with broker Don Hayes to convert the Producers Cotton Mill Cooperative south of Bricktown into a mix of housing, retail and offices.

$568K House Vs. $10 Million House

$568K House Vs. $10 Million House

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LA Housing Market Update, Impact of Millennials, and What This Might Mean For California.

LA Housing Market Update, Impact of Millennials, and What This Might Mean For California.

In this video, I talk about the Los Angeles housing marketing and the challenges of this real estate market. I also talk about a new building policy created by Los Angeles City and how the real estate market maybe impacted. ▶ Subscribe to My Channel Here: http://bit.ly/subscribetojeffcogalive From the Desk of This YouTuber Re: About This YouTube Channel Hey, Hi, Hello! Jeff Coga here. I decided to create this YouTube channel to document my journey as an entrepreneur. Nothing fancy. Just grinding and hustling. If you want to read more on 'why I'm doing this' here's a blog post with the explanation: ▶ Why I'm Documenting Here: bit.ly/whyiamdocumenting I also decided to write a little about a few of the most commonly asked questions from people who reached out to me on YouTube. --COMMON QUESTIONS I GET ASKED--- ➥ What Business Are You In? - I currently invest in real estate, run a digital marketing agency, e-commerce. Here's some of my companies: ▶ L2EJ Holding Group: A holding company that owns interests in broad range of media, e-commerce, residential & commercial real estate, and publishing businesses. - More Info Here: bit.ly/l2ejholding ▶ Real Estate Strategy Lab: A digital marketing and publishing company that helps real estate professionals to generate more leads and help them convert them. - More Info Here: bit.ly/realestatestrategylab ▶ Capital EMD: We provide earnest money deposits for wholesalers and rehabbers in the real estate. - More Info Here: bit.ly/capitalemd ▶ The Happy Pet Company: We help dogs live a healthier and longer life. - More Info Here: bit.ly/thehappypetcompany ➥ Are You A Millionaire? - No, I've 'made' millions in my different companies I owned but I lost it all. I am on my third round of building a company. ➥ When Did You Start An Entrepreneur? - I would say when I sold candy in elementry school but officially when I bought my first 'house flip' when I was 19. ➥ How Old Are You? I'm 31 ➥ What Nationality Are You? - I'm Japanese (Nisei) ➥ What Advice Do You Have For Young Entrepreneur? - Learn how to market and sell. Way too many young entrepreneur think that having a 'new idea' will simply sell it sell. NO it doesn't. You have to sell. ➥ What Investments Do You Have? - Currently actively investing in real estate. Commercial real estate and residential units. ➥ How Do You Site In One Place For Hours? - I just do. I know it's bad and un-healthy but I just do it. ➥ Why Is Your Posture Is Bad When You Sit? - Yeah, I know. I'm working on it. ➥ Who's On Your Team? - Currently I'm in the re-building phase. It's my wife and an assistant in the Philippines with several contractors and question guys (for my real estate business). ➥ Would You Invest In My Idea? - Probably Not. I only invest in stuff I understand. IE: Real Estate or Something In Digital Publishing. ➥ Where Are You Located? - My office is in Temecula, California ➥ What's The Most Difficult Thing You Faced An Entrepreneur? - I don't really dwell on the past but I've lived in my car, had partners steal money from me, law suits, and last recession I even thought about suicide because I felt I was a failure. ➥ Is Being And Entrepreneur Risky? - Honestly, yeah but it has to be calculated. Most businesses fail. Heck, my first 3 companies made money but it busted. ➥ Do You Really Work Like This (Or Is It A Show)? - Yeah, I work a lot. Could I be more efficient 100% and I'm working on this. ➥ Who's Your Mentors (Would You Mentor Me)? - I've had many who are my friends and even ones who passed away. I'm also part of many mastermind groups to keep me sharp. Would I mentor you? No. Find someone who is local and meet them face to face. My first mentor in real estate lived a few miles away and I saw him every week and I worked for him for free to learn the game (he has since passed away). ➥ How Do You Handle Work/Life Balance? - I'm really not balanced. I just recently married to my best friend and shes understands I'm working hard to build a legacy for our family. She also runs some of the companies I run. I struggle a lot worrying about my friends and family not being able to be there for them. I don't have it figured out but I'm lucky enough that my family is healthy and currently my wife is ok with me working. I do try to spend much as quality time together. If you have more questions, feel free to DM me or leave a comment. Thanks for reading this & let’s get to work! JEFF COGA Subscribe to my VIP Newsletter for exclusive content and weekly value bombs here: http://bit.ly/newsletterjeffcoga Follow Me Online Here: Instagram: http://bit.ly/instagramjeffcoga Facebook: http://bit.ly/facebookjeffcoga Twitter: http://bit.ly/twitterjeffcoga iTunes Podcast: http://bit.ly/reslpodcast

More Housing and Better Neighborhood Equity in LA: Can We Plan for Both?

More Housing and Better Neighborhood Equity in LA: Can We Plan for Both?

In the aftermath of the defeat of Measure S, reforms are under way to rationalize the planning and approval pro­cess for new housing development. The City of Los Angeles planning department is preparing to revise communi­ty plans and the mayor has taken action to make developer input more transparent. But major questions remain about how best to engage the citizens in supporting new housing construction, and what should be the princi­ples for treating neighborhoods fairly in addressing city-wide housing needs? Speakers: S. Gail Goldberg, Executive Director of the Urban Land Institute - Los Angeles Shane Philips, Policy Director for the advocacy group Abundant Housing L.A Damien Goodmon, Executive Director of the nonprofit Crenshaw Subway Coalition Mott Smith, Co-Founder and Principal of Civic Enterprise Moderator: Dowell Myers, Professor of USC Price and Director of Population Dynamics Research Group Goldberg was Director of Los Angeles City Planning Department from February 2006 through August 2010. She worked for 17 years in the City of San Diego Planning Department, serving as Planning Director from 2000 through 2005. Shane Philips created Better Institutions back in 2012 to provide a platform to explore ideas in urban planning. He is currently the Project Director of Los Angeles Streetcar, Inc. Damien Goodman is also the coordinator of the Citizens' Campaign to Fix the Expo Rail Line, a res­ident in the Crenshaw District's Leimert Park community and an occasional contributor to City­Watch. Mott Smith is a founding board member of the California Infill Builders Association and adjunct faculty in USC's Master of Real Estate Development Program.

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