USC Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab convenes leaders in the affordable housing space to share strategies on financing, developing and maintaining cost-effective real estate.
Housing Policy and Law Clinic puts students into the community to deliver legal services to tenants at risk of losing their homes.
USC Price students are recognized for their work on land contracts, legal agreements that allow homebuyers to make payments directly to the seller instead of a bank.
Since 2013, more than 80% of the country’s most populous regions dropped in renter affordability, with Black and Latino households particularly impacted, an analysis by the USC Dornsife Equity Research Institute finds.
USC Dornsife’s latest LABarometer survey on affordability and prosperity finds that more than half the county experienced rising costs for local goods and services as well as housing in 2021.
The study is the first to specifically analyze how renters may benefit from minimum wage increases and how property owners capitalize on those increases: Rent hikes quickly followed the minimum wage increases.
USC Price urban planning students work to provide new ideas that could help Southern California communities increase their housing supply.
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As California state architect, Ida Clair ’87 helps set the standard for building sustainability, accessibility and safety.
USC researchers say increased transparency and more robust benefits for low-income families are needed — particularly when it comes to housing — even after their wages go up to help avoid “plateaus” and “cliffs.”