Homeless Housing

July 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
The revenue bonds would be funded from a millionaires' surtax, approved by voters in 2004, to pay for health programs, but not housing, for the mentally ill. Also on ballot: a $4 billion general obligation bond measure to fund housing for veterans.
Los Angeles Times
May 20, 2018, 11am PDT
One of the main forces behind Measure S spills her thoughts on Hollywood, homelessness and what’s wrong with planning in Los Angeles.
Curbed Los Angeles
May 17, 2018, 10am PDT
It’s "dramatically higher" than any number under discussion, and not even close to what the city will raise with its new tax on large businesses.
Crosscut
May 15, 2018, 11am PDT
The Seattle City Council, prompted by pressure from Mayor Jenny Durkan, approved a smaller version of the "Head Tax" that provoked the ire of Amazon.
The Urbanist
May 5, 2018, 11am PDT
Amazon, a company with cities throwing money at its feet all over the country, has decided to halt construction on an expansion in its hometown over a proposed "head tax."
The New York Times
January 23, 2018, 11am PST
If approved, a City Council motion would mark a shift in how Los Angeles deals with a rising number of homeless residents.
Los Angeles Times
December 5, 2017, 8am PST
Los Angeles is exploring multiple angles for sheltering the 34,000 homeless living in the city. Urbanize LA takes a look at two of the city's most recent legislative efforts to develop more supportive housing.
Urbanize LA
November 16, 2017, 11am PST
Political support and a new capital campaign are helping to expand the tiny home concept as a solution to homelessness in Austin, Texas.
Curbed Austin
October 31, 2017, 12pm PDT
Tiny homes have an appeal that might be hard to admit—either for living vicariously or for less respectful reasons, people want to watch other people live small.
The Denver Post
August 22, 2017, 12pm PDT
San Jose officials are having a hard time finding a neighborhood that will welcome an innovative approach to housing the local homeless population.
The Mercury News