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: Trump and the suburbs, with sociologist Karyn Lacy

Trump and the suburbs, with sociologist Karyn Lacy

July 28th, 2020

President Trump tweeted an ominous warning to suburban housewives. What does that have to do with California housing policy? On this episode, Matt and… Go to Episode

Why the housing market isn't tanking, with Zillow's Skylar Olsen

July 3rd, 2020

It's the worst economy since the Great Depression...and housing prices aren't really budging all that much. On this episode of Gimme Shelter, Matt and… Go to Episode

Article 34 and Devaluing Black Homes, with Andre Perry

June 12th, 2020

Structural racism in housing lay at the heart of many of the economic disparities between black and white households. On this episode of Gimme Shelter,… Go to Episode

Bonus Pod: Samaritans, Episode 1

June 12th, 2020

BONUS TRACK!!! Gimme Shelter will be running episodes of "Samaritans", a KCRW narrative podcast hosted by Anna Scott that follows one person's experience… Go to Episode