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LA ‘Mansion Tax’ Yielding Less Revenue Than Predicted

The tax on property sales above $5 million has brought in less revenue last year than experts projected, but the measure could still become a significant contributor to affordable housing funds.

January 14, 2024 - Bloomberg CityLab

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L.A. Councilmember Proposes Social Housing Model

Inspired by the success of Vienna, Austria, Los Angeles leaders are considering public housing as a faster, more effective way to curb the city’s homelessness crisis.

October 8, 2023 - Spectrum News 1

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New Los Angeles Rent Relief Program Targets Pandemic Debt

The program prioritizes the lowest-income tenants who accrued debt during the early part of the pandemic.

September 25, 2023 - LAist

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Lawsuit Filed to Halt L.A.’s Mansion Tax

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association is among the groups suing to block the city of Los Angeles’ voter-approved ‘mansion tax.’

December 29, 2022 - Los Angeles Times

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Critics Expect L.A.’s New ‘Mansion Tax’ to Chill Development Market

A new real estate transfer tax won the approval of L.A. voters after being promoted as a “mansion tax.” No some real estate and development experts are saying that the new transfer tax will have a much broader impact on the real estate market.

December 19, 2022 - Los Angeles Times

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