Gimme Shelter: The California Housing Crisis Podcast


Why is it so expensive to live in California? And what can the state do about it? Every other week, Los Angeles Times housing reporter Liam Dillon and CALmatters' data reporter Matt Levin chat about the latest developments in California housing policy and interview a key housing newsmaker. Listen to this podcast and we promise your rent will drop in half instantly. You can also subscribe to us on iTunes and Stitcher.


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Title: Gimme Shelter X L.A Podcast Crossover Spectacular

Gimme Shelter X L.A Podcast Crossover Spectacular

October 4th, 2018

A first of its kind for Gimme Shelter: A crossover episode! Matt and Liam join comedy writer and all around smart guy Hayes Davenport, Curbed editor Alissa… Go to Episode

Responsibly rebuilding wine country, with the mayor of Santa Rosa

October 19th, 2018

Rebuilding the northern California city of Santa Rosa one year after a disastrous fire has been a traumatic, difficult and expensive endeavor. Some also… Go to Episode

Explaining rent control and everything else on your ballot, with Damien Goodmon and Steve Maviglio

November 1st, 2018

The election is just days away! Matt and Liam walk through everything you need to know to make an informed choice on Tuesday. First, an Avocado of the… Go to Episode

Election post-mortem (spectacular), with Politico's Angela Hart

November 15th, 2018

Matt and Liam break down all of the important housing-related results from last week's election. First, the Avocado of the Fortnight asks whether Richard… Go to Episode