Don’t Be Fooled: Density and Development Create Less Pollution, Foster Economic Diversity

by    in Streets & Urban Design
The funny thing about people complaining about new development in downtown and urban areas is that their argument is often paired with an equal complaint about rising housing costs and displaced residents, like this frightening billboard in LA promoting the...
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Long Beach Sees Biggest Rent Increase in State, Raising Concerns About Affordability and Housing

by    in Out & About
Uh-oh. In the most recent data released through Apartment List’s annual report this month, Long Beach’s rent isn’t just increasing—it’s skyrocketing. The results? An exorbitant 10.8% increase in rents year-over-year, making the median one-bedroom rent hit $1430/month. Such increases...
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