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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Offers Homeless Housing in Downtown L.A.

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

On Valentine’s Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation opened its first transitional housing project for houseless and low-income individuals, with priority for those with chronic health conditions. Through its new program, Healthy Housing Foundation, AHF will provide 220 single-occupancy rooms at the …

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L.A. Tenants Union and Housing Is A Human Right Protest SB 827

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

The L.A. Tenants Union and Housing Is A Human Right confronted California State Senator Scott Wiener recently, denouncing his dangerous, pro-gentrification bill, SB 827. With little to no input from housing justice and community groups, in January, Wiener introduced the …

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UCLA Symposium Examines Gentrification as a Public Health Issue

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention deems gentrification a public health issue. Columbia University has been analyzing the health impacts of gentrification for years. Now UCLA is making the holistic connection. “While gentrification can bring change and growth …

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Responds to L.A.’s Homeless Emergency

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

On Thursday, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, through its project known as Healthy Housing Foundation, unveiled another urgent response to Los Angeles’ worsening homeless emergency. Providing shelter quickly and inexpensively, Healthy Housing Foundation by AHF will turn a 27-room motel in Hollywood …

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Want to Gentrify a Neighborhood? Build Transit-Oriented Development

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

For many California politicians, transit-oriented development is the ultimate cure-all, supposedly saving the environment and improving the state’s affordable-housing emergency at one fell swoop. It’s a dubious stance that conveniently makes millions for developers, who return the favor by shelling out …

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Want to Understand Displacement and Gentrification? Watch These Videos

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

From Los Angeles to New York, gentrification and displacement are slamming working- and middle-class people. To better understand what’s happening, the well-regarded Urban Displacement Project has produced two explainer videos for residents and activists. The Urban Displacement Project is a …

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