Homelessness in Los Angeles

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We will explore the issue of homelessness, and the response of local institutions, from three different perspectives: a Skid Row resident and activist, a developer of permanent supportive housing, and UCLA’s own BruinShelter. Lunch will be provided.

Can L.A. Fix its Broken Planning System?

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UCLA Luskin urban planners discuss the challenges — and possible solutions — to L.A.’s development woes

‘It’s About Changing the Paradigm’

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On ‘A Day Without a Woman,’ the Department of Urban Planning creates space for reflection and dialogue about women’s history, gender and equality

Home Sweet Home

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During a Lewis Center Book Talk, visiting lecturer Brian McCabe explores the efficiency of U.S. government support for homeownership

In Pursuit of Misdemeanor Justice

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UCLA Luskin researchers Michael Stoll and Michael Lens, selected for nationwide Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice, will focus on Los Angeles

A Case of Arrested Development

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UCLA faculty members join the discussion on an upcoming city ballot measure that could block big development projects in Los Angeles for two years

Lending Obama Administration a Hand on Housing

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A 2015 study by UCLA Luskin Urban Planning scholars is cited in a new White House Housing Development Toolkit

Perpetuating Cycles of Exclusion

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New study by Luskin professors Paavo Monkkonen MPP '05 and Michael Lens examines how zoning laws in the 100 largest U.S. metro areas reinforce socioeconomic divides

Michael Lens

A large and growing body of research shows that neighborhoods…

Professor Michael Lens Receives Awards in Two Paper Competitions

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Lens awarded for research in housing policy.