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Category Archives: Housing

City of Hawthorne to begin accepting Section 8 applications June 15th

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The city of Hawthorne has developed an on-line application system for submitting Section 8 applications.  There are multiple locations, within the city, where you can use a computer to complete the application.  Applications will be accepted beginning June 15, 2017 at 8:00 A.M. – June 16, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. online only at www.waitlistcheck.com/CA2029.


Eagle Rock tenants don’t stand a chance against rent increase

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Living in city-owned rent controlled units doesn’t exempt you from massive rent increases. The Eastsider LA is reporting a city owned housing complex in Eagle Rock, is increasing rent over the 3% annual limit imposed by the city of Los Angeles Rent Stabilization Ordinance.  Rent is able to be doubled since the owner doesn’t have tenants receiving […]


Should the city of Compton replace its Successor Agency Director

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In September 2008 the Los Angeles Times revealed the city of Compton entered into an agreement with a crook named Tyrone Freeman.  The deal culminated with the development of the Alameda Court housing development.  The now defunct LONG TERM CARE HOUSING CORPORATION was given city owned land, for $1, and the city is being asked to forgive […]


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Compton electeds to consider forgiving loan due by developer

Members of Compton city council will consider an agenda item, submitted by the Successor Agency, requesting loan forgiveness, for another developer.  Valued at approximately  $2 million dollars, the request is to prevent the property from going into foreclosure and displacing current residents .  Council will also vote on updating their travel policy.


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Foreign investment begins in Inglewood

With the announcement of the NFL coming to the city of Inglewood, speculators believe home values will skyrocket, especially those in close proximity to the stadium site.  The downside to the housing boom will be the gradual displacement of renters.


Urge Pasadena to Approve the Measures to Address Homelessness

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March 22, 2016 By Jonathan P. Bell Where are we now on homelessness in Los Angeles?


Compton residents of Alameda Court sue developer, others

Owners of a City of Compton-sponsored affordable housing community known as Alameda Court, are accused of perpetrating an illegal ‘bait and switch’ scheme against its residents.  Tenants filed a lawsuit in early 2015, and have a jury trial scheduled to start October 2016 in Dept. 28 at 111 N. Hill St.


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