Due to public pressure regarding police practices, Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced the establishment of a new Community Safety Partnership (CSP) Bureau within the Los Angeles Police Department. Uniquely, the CSP program seeks to reimagine the role of law enforcement in the community. Specifically, CSP places specially-trained officers in …Read More
Last April, we surveyed managers about their response to mandatory cleaning protocols and social distancing requirements due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now in the heart of summer, we inquired about a different set of concerns: changes in tenants’ habits, rental income and …Read More
Since 1995, the Costa-Hawkins Housing Act has limited rent control policies throughout California. In doing so, the law protected landlords and took steps in reducing housing shortages across the state. However, a November ballot initiative would overturn many of these protections.Read More
This past Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom held a press conference discussing changes to current COVID-19 related orders. Foremost, the Governor was forced to roll back various reopening guidelines. Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in California, Governor Gavin Newsom has published a new Executive order …Read More
In conversations with 10 property managers throughout LA County, there is strong evidence that the commercial real estate industry is rapidly adapting to the Coronavirus epidemic. In this article, we’ll explore the accounts …Read More
The Los Angeles City Council has studied the feasibility of vacancy taxes to reduce empty properties. In effect, this tax would create punishments and taxes despite many owners who are genuinely attempting to sell their space. Though, as seen in other cities, a fee with the intent to punish property owners will have a host of other effects that will undermine the ability for property owners to do business.Read More
California historically has had significant issues regarding overcrowding in the prison system. In 2011, the state was ordered by a federal court to reduce its prison population to 137.5% capacity or have mandatory release of prisoners.Read More
California stands out in the US as a highly desirable place to live. However, the cost of living is anything but desirable.
In 2019, Los Angeles was voted by the Economic Intelligence Unit to be the tenth most expensive city to live in. Five years before the city was tied with New York City for 39th. California’s growth is producing higher wages and new industries, but those opportunities come with a hefty price tag.
Dignity Health Offers Free COVID-19 “Virtual Care Anywhere” Service Community, Covid-19 As ambulatory and acute care facilities across the country experience an increase in patients with COVID-19 symptoms, virtual care visits help providers meet demand while reducing potential transmission of the coronavirus. To help fulfill this need, Dignity Health – Southwest Division is offering a…Read More