Raising taxes was the easy part

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mv/mvh6dk67hstfz3z3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mv/mvh6dk67hstfz3z3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mv/mvh6dk67hstfz3z3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mv/mvh6dk67hstfz3z3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em>For homeless advocates who had been glowing after November, the unanimous vote in August blocking the project by a Los Angeles City Council land use committee, headed by Mr. Huizar, was a discouraging setback. It was also a reminder that some of the toughest battles lie ahead as Los Angeles moves from the task of persuading voters to raise money for the homeless to the logistics of getting the money spent.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Adam Nagourney reports in from L.A., where homeless advocates and neighborhood activists are fighting over implementation of HHH (a $1.2 billion effort to build housing for the homeless). NIMBYs or concerned citizens? Professor Tim Iglesias <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/16/opinion/homeless-los-angeles.html" rel="nofollow" >responded</a> "<em>it will require sustained political will to manage the inevitable local opposition to building supportive housing throughout L.A</em>".
Meanwhile, there is a revival of Hotel Hipness in the city, as "elements of the once-lost glittering age are re-emerging".

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