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Elijah has been at Curbed since 2016. He writes about transportation, housing, and occasionally the weather.

The California law renters want repealed, explained

The law "has kept cities like Los Angeles from protecting our tenants for too long."

A coronavirus outbreak is growing in Skid Row. Are shelters safe?

A growing number of researchers and advocates are questioning the wisdom of opening new shelters amid a pandemic.

Should LA close streets to cars to give walkers more room?

Oakland and Minneapolis have done it. Now the idea is gaining traction on the Westside.

LA’s new light rail line won’t open until 2021

Here’s what to know about the Crenshaw/LAX Line, which will eventually travel between South LA and the South Bay.

Is it okay to move during LA’s coronavirus outbreak?

Los Angeles is under a stay-at-home order, but moving is considered "essential."

Grand old 1914 Craftsman in Long Beach asks $1.2M

The five-bedroom house includes a host of vintage details—and a pool.

In ‘massive undertaking,’ LA tries to find 15,000 hotel rooms for homeless

By early next week, more than 1,000 hotel beds will be available for at-risk homeless residents.

Nightly applause brings Angelenos to their windows and balconies

Quiet Los Angeles neighborhoods come to life at the same time every night.

LA just had its longest stretch of clean air since 1980

It’s a small silver lining.

What to do if you’re struggling to pay your mortgage

California has a program to help—but the onus is on you to take advantage of it.