Tag Archives: affordable housing

Community Meeting: Stop Gentrification: Town Hall on Crenshaw Mall Redevelopment

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Stop Gentrification: Town Hall on Crenshaw Mall Redevelopment & Self-Help Clinic, Thursday, August 3rd.

Will underutilized Inglewood Unified property become housing

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Will new housing developments pop up on Inglewood Unified owned property?  That is one alternative Los Angeles Unified has explored to generate revenue.  LA School Report is reporting that the nation’s second largest district is looking at options.  Inglewood Unified (IUSD) state administrator Dr. Vincent Matthews is preparing to form an ad-hoc committee to take […]

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 […]

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.


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.


Jill Stewart on the Urban Girl Show

Jill Stewart is the Campaign Director for the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative and former Managing Editor of the LA Weekly.  Jill appeared on the Urban Girl Show to discuss the initiative and its desired impact on the future of developing and planning for the city of Los Angeles.   

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