LCHP research presented to City of LA Affordable Housing and Rent Adjustment Commissions

LCHP researcher and UCLA Department of History Ph.D. candidate Marques Vestal presented LCHP research on the history of rent control to a joint meeting of the City of LA Affordable Housing and Rent Adjustment Commissions. The research explores policy responses to housing crises in Los Angeles from World War II through today, revising common and often incorrect perceptions of how rent control was used in Los Angeles and its effects on the housing market. The research was undertaken in response to the widespread affordable housing crisis that Los Angeles currently faces. To view the research report, click here.