Friday, January 19

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(Jae Su/Daily Bruin)
(Jae Su/Daily Bruin)

The City of Los Angeles is considering legislation to legalize street vending and requiring vendors to apply for business permits. However, under proposed regulations, local businesses may be able to remove street vendors from their storefronts. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)
The City of Los Angeles is considering legislation to legalize street vending and requiring vendors to apply for business permits. However, under proposed regulations, local businesses may be able to remove street vendors from their storefronts. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said at an event Friday he pledged to construct more than 100,000 new homes in the city by 2021, but added this is less than 3 percent of what California would need to keep on track with its growing population. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

LA Mayor Garcetti, other officials speak about housing issues at event

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday he thinks the city should work with developers to construct more affordable housing as its population increases. Garcetti spoke at the 2017 Mayoral Housing, Transportation and Jobs Summit, where about 100 business owners and representatives listened to Los Angeles officials and business owners talk about ways to create more affordable housing for the city’s growing population and implement more efficient transit systems throughout LA. Read more...

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said at an event Friday he pledged to construct more than 100,000 new homes in the city by 2021, but added this is less than 3 percent of what California would need to keep on track with its growing population. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)