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April 2023

Community land trusts turn LA tenants into owners

June 2022

Los Angeles is One Step Closer to a Thriving Community Land Trust Market

May 2022
Creative Solutions to Affordable Housing - CZI Blog (

August 2021
L.A. County Community Land Trusts Picking Up Momentum In Preserving Affordable Housing – Streetsblog Los Angeles

July 2021
California Puts up $500 Million for Community Ownership Against Big Real Estate (

City plans free and discounted Uber rides for South L.A. residents to USC vaccine sites 

June 2021
As sit looks to solar, Los Angeles targets an inclusive green shift

May 2021
J.T. Supports the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA) Coming to L.A. – J.T. the L.A. Storyteller (

February 2021
How Community Land Trusts Could Make LA More Affordable | LAist

January 2021
Newsletter: New law makes foreclosed homes easier to buy — if you’re not a landlord or flipper

SouthL.A. residents, USC students struggle to pay rent as the threat of eviction still looms

December 2019
CA’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program Works – Streetsblog California

November 2019
Garcetti and Harris-Dawson Open Affordable Housing Units - Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel | Black News (

She won the affordable housing lottery. The odds were 140 in 3,000. - Curbed LA

July 2017
Major affordable housing development underway in Exposition Park - Curbed LA

February 2016
No Más Deaths!: Stakeholders Demand Curren Price Support a Bike Lane for Central Avenue ahead of Mobility Plan Hearing

November 2015
City Council Votes to Rescind/Re-Adopt Mobility Plan 2035; Substantive Amendments to Be Discussed in 2016
South L.A. Residents Deliver Message to Curren Price Ahead of Vote to (Re)Adopt Mobility Plan 2035

October 2015
Metro receives grant for bike path in South L.A.

September 2015
South L.A. Cyclists Call for Price, Garcetti to Implement Central Ave. Bike Lane
No “Lane-Stealers” Here: Central Ave. Bike Count Underscores Need for Better Infrastructure and Investment in the Community

December 2014
CicLAvia Open Thread: It Was a Great Day for South L.A.
South L.A. residents hopeful for 'rail-to-river' trail
Community Gets Ready for Sunday's CicLAvia "It's Going to Be a Good Day for South L.A."

October 2014
South Los Angeles residents push to transform railway to 8-mile greenbelt

August 2014
Mobile Mapping Technology Helps Build Stronger and Healthier Communities in Los Angeles

March 2014
TRUST South LA: Developing Leaders, Controlling Land - YouTube

 MyFigueroa Achieves Consensus, Auto Group Withdraws Appeal
Going Green, the South L.A. Way
Mixed-Use Affordable Housing Headed Towards Expo/Vermont

March 2014
Community Cycling Center: Reflections from The National Bike Summit

February 2014
StreetsBlog LA

December 2013
Free Lots Angeles: Community Health Councils & TRUST South LA
Rails to River: A Vision
Dear Santa, Please Bring Us An Active Transportation Corridor Along Slauson. But Don't Forget The Community In The Process.

October 2013
KNX On Your Corner: TRUST South LA
Libera Lotes Los Angeles: TRUST South LA

September 2013
TedxSkidRow: Sandra McNeill

March 2013
Joint Public Statement Regarding the Public Benefits Provided by the USC Specific Plan and Development Agreement (PDF)

January 2013
Reconsidering Redevelopment: A Closer Look at Neighborhood-Based Economic Development in Los Angeles (PDF)

December 2012
L.A. Planners Look To Ensure Expo Line Doesn't Price Residents Out Of Their Home
USC Annenberg Digital News

October 2012
Scenes From CicLAvia's New Expo Park and Chinatown Spurs
CicLAvia Successfully Rides Again
USC News: New York Museum Spotlights South LA Mapping Project

September 2012
CicLAvia's Expo Park Musical Line-up Released
California Health Report
Liberty Hill: News From the Frontlines

August 2012
Victory for South LA Announcement (PDF)
Safe Routes to School in California

July 2012
New CicLAvia Route to Venture Deeper Into South L.A., East L.A

May 2012
The Isolated Fortress of USC reported by LA Weekly (PDF)

February 2012
There’s a train comin’ – light rail changes South L.A. housing market reported by Healthy Cal (PDF)
Residents Rally Against Lost Housing reported by Daily Trojan (PDF)
Community redevelopment agencies end, South LA community members worry about housing project reported by KPCC (PDF)
South L.A. Residents Feel The Effects Of CRA/LA's Demise reported by Neon Tommy (PDF)

June 2011
Design for Redevelopement Project Slauson and Wall Village Nearly Complete