Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
May 26, 2017

A decline in government spending, rising rents and falling incomes have created a shortage of nearly one million affordable homes in five Southern California counties, the nonprofit California Housing Partnership Corp. reported Monday, May 22.

The five-county area needs 949,016 more affordable rentals to meet the needs of families earning 50 percent or less of the median household income, the report said.

Jan. 14, 2015
Now, with congestion worsening at the nation’s busiest seaport complex and the Pacific Maritime Association’s suspending all ship-unloading on night shifts, all eyes turn to the warring longshore workers union and their employers, the PMA, to quickly resolve a contract through federal mediation.