BISNOW: Affordable Housing Solutions Lie In Streamlining Process, Increasing Resources

BISNOW: Affordable Housing Solutions Lie In Streamlining Process, Increasing Resources
November 20, 2017 Peter

Abode Communities President and CEO Robin HughesLos Angeles has been hit by the housing crisis that is widespread throughout California, and an additional 1 million residents are expected in LA in the coming years. Abode Communities President and CEO Robin Hughes sees the steps cities and the state are taking to improve access to housing, but as the director of a nonprofit devoted to affordable housing, she also sees where those efforts fall short.”My hardest challenge is when I receive an email with the subject ‘Desperate Mama’ from a woman whose husband and children have been living in different cities because she can’t find housing, and we can’t help her because we have no vacancies and waiting lists that extend several years,” she said.

 

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