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Erin Wisti

Erin Wisti is a Los Angeles-based journalist and writer. She’s a contributor to the hyperlocal newsroom Knock.LA and her essays have appeared in Slate, Electric Literature, Fourth Genre, Bustle, Vice, NPR, and other publications.

Too Many Angelenos Have No Housing. More Homes Can Fix That.

While California is home to only 12% of the U.S. population, a startling 30% of the nation’s unhoused population lives in the state. There is a clear correlation between high rent prices and homelessness. So, what can we do?

February 12, 2024

What Does ‘Affordable Housing’ Really Mean In Los Angeles?

Almost 30% of the nation's unhoused population lives in California, so why does our state struggle to provide its residents with affordable homes? Well, there are a few reasons...and also a few solutions.

December 19, 2023