My place is about 3 miles from the city center, and is great for solo adventurers and business travelers.
Quiet street, back yard, large fully equipped kitchen. 1/2m from the 10 fwy, 3m from downtown, 1/2m from metro rail. Less than a mile to USC.
Washer/dryer, internet,sheets towels and other amenities. Large supermarket 2 blocks, Starbucks half a block away. Trader Joe's, Target and eateries 1 mile away at University Village.
The room price on Airbnb is already discounted for longer stays.