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Hammer Forum

What’s Driving L.A.’s Housing Crisis?

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Anna Scott, journalist and creator of the KCRW podcasts Samaritans and City of Tents, convenes a panel of experts to drill down to the roots of the current housing crisis in Southern California. Scott is joined by Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times journalist Doug Smith, fellow Los Angeles Times writer Benjamin Oreskes, and award-winning journalist and podcaster Ethan Ward to add clarity and context around the topic.


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