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Dr. Gary Painter is cited in a discussion about increasing construction to help with rent affordability.

The Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) was cited in a discussion about the increase in homelessness in California.

As a panelist on the SOC20 session ‘Contracting for Risk Transfer and Innovation,’ Dr. Gary Painter discusses whether social impact bonds are a tool for either financial or social innovation.

The Committee for Greater LA has steered the analytical work completed by both UCLA and USC. The report that follows reflects their discourse, analysis, and discoveries regarding the significant social, economic, and racial inequality in Los Angeles.

View the full list of media coverage for the NDSC Criminal Justice Data Initiative: Year 1 Wrap Report.


California voters say no to more rent control

USC Annenberg Media

Dr. Gary Painter discusses whether or not rent control is an effective solution to economic and social problems.