Entries by Heidi Genrich

Sustainability looks different through door of new efficiency apartment

KPCC – Environment & Science: We’ve been hearing this week about the way various people imagine a home that’s environmentally sustainable. On the edge of downtown Los Angeles, KPCC’s Molly Peterson has toured the New Carver apartments and talked to its architect. In the final story of our series, she visits a woman who’s making that building near the I-10 her first real home in a year.

Solving the Homeless Crisis One Human at a Time

CityWatch LA: Los Angeles has been home to the largest homeless population for eons, and appears helpless in resolving the homeless crisis which now affects almost all of the neighborhoods in the city. The non-profit affordable housing developer, Skid Row Housing Trust, is an exception. They have created a program that works. And it works for several reasons.