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Voters will decide in March whether to approve two laws that would send billions of dollars toward housing for homeless people, as well as behavioral health treatment facilities.

The State Bar of California said the law school's six-figure operating losses and compliance issues led to the decision to close the school.

With coronavirus-era eviction protections expiring across the country and rent payment waivers not far behind, the already-precarious situation of many low-income Americans is about to get worse -- particularly in Los Angeles, where housing costs are some of the highest in the nation.

his week alone more than 11,000 city workers plan to strike at several locations in Los Angeles, and hotel workers are expected to continue their “rolling strikes” that temporarily target various hotels.

20 housing-related bills the California Legislature will consider in its final month of action after a record number of bills was introduced during the current session

Roberto Velasco Álvarez, recibió a una delegación de senadores estatales de California, encabezada por la senadora María Elena Durazo, para conversar sobre la amplia agenda bilateral y continuar estrechando los profundos lazos entre México y el estado de California.

During the pandemic, California tasked the department with administering more than $5 billion in state and federal funds to assist vulnerable tenants with rent relief through California’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program. A surge in denials beginning after the closure propelled advocates to sue, alleging that eligible renters were rejected and left without financial aid. Tenant advocates sued the housing department in June 2022 for distributing funds through an application process they characterized as muddled with barriers for low-income and vulnerable individuals unfamiliar with navigating government bureaucracy. Despite the settlement, rent debt leftover from the pandemic will remain a source of stress, eviction and homelessness.

It would raise California's current base pay to $25 hourly for certain employees in hospitals and other facilities.