Jenna Chandler is the editor of Curbed LA. She oversees the site's editorial operations and writes about housing. Before joining Curbed in 2016, she was a staff writer at the Orange County Register, a senior local editor at Patch, and a reporter for the Porterville Recorder in California's San Joaquin Valley. Raised in Los Angeles and Orange counties, she always puts "the" in front of freeway names (but never before PCH). She has lived in Long Beach and Santa Monica; today she lives between Pailin Thai Cuisine and Griffith Park.
MidcenturyLA is putting dozens of pieces on sale.
Options include a compact home in Mt. Washington and a 1950s house with citrus trees in the Valley.
It "does not mean restrictions from going outside," and "it does not mean isolation."
The plan is to house 6,000 people, with 1,600 beds opening at 13 locations by Sunday night.
"You will not lose your housing during this crisis because you can’t make the rent," says Mayor Eric Garcetti.
The decision to buy a home in a region in the throes of a housing crisis is much more than a financial one. And it’s not one that can be answered with a simple "yes" or "no."
Options include a Tujunga bungalow and a Silver Lake condo with sweeping views.