Tuesday’s meeting has less community involvement than previous weeks as Long Beach City Council continues to address ongoing proposals.
Tag: Housing Long Beach
Annual May Day demonstration sparks conversations on social change
Long Beach residents marched for their rights as workers for International Workers’ Day.
Housing near Long Beach State is highest in the city
As Long Beach State welcomes thousands of students back to campus for another year of higher education, students may be looking to live closer to campus. Housing is the most expensive near the university, according to data from rent market trends website Rent Jungle. Seventy-five percent of students commute from[Read More…]
Long Beach City Council to be confronted by rent-control rally
Advocates in Long Beach plan to pack city council Tuesday to voice their opinions on whether rent control is needed in the city. Both upholders and opposers of rent control are expected to rally before the council reviews an ordinance on the issue. The rally will take place outside of[Read More…]
Long Beach housing crisis on the rise
As California’s economy continues to rise, the cost of living in Long Beach has steadily increased by 30 percent over the past three years. According to Housing Long Beach representative Benyamin Chao, in a major city where 60 percent of residents rent, this creates major problems for the community. According[Read More…]
High Risin’: Long Beach residents face housing problems
Neighborhoods that once housed artists, Cambodian refugees and other communities that make Long Beach the second most diverse city in America are undergoing renovation that some say are taking the international out of the “International City.” “You’re turning the entire area into a bastion of the wealthy,” Housing Long Beach[Read More…]
Long Beach councilwoman supports strengthening Mello Act
In the face of soaring rent fees and a shortage of homes that leaves many on the streets, Long Beach Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce has supported strengthening the Mello Act in order to help provide more affordable housing. Pearce, who oversees District 2 in Long Beach, said at a City Council[Read More…]