LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Attendees at a town hall called on the city and county of Los Angeles to join other cities in guaranteeing a lawyer to those facing eviction.
Rising rents have caused unprecedented housing insecurity in Los Angeles County, according to an in-depth report that UCLA School of Law students and faculty prepared with attorneys at Public Counsel.
More than a half million renters have been evicted in Los Angeles County over the past eight years, according to a new report by Public Counsel and the UCLA School of Law that calls on county supervisors to adopt permanent rent control measures.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to consider funding legal representation for low-income renters at risk of eviction.
Siendo el condado con más desalojos en toda California, autoridades locales de Los Ángeles trabajan en un plan de servicios que beneficiará a los inquilinos ante los procesos que los dejan en las calles.
Los Angeles officials are moving to provide free legal representation to tenants facing eviction.
Tens of thousands of Californians who otherwise would have been at grave risk of losing their homes, their children, their ability to pursue a living or other basic human rights and needs at least had a fighting chance to defend themselves in court because of landmark 2009 legislation that gave them access to lawyers.
El concejal de Los Ángeles, Paul Koretz, propuso hoy a sus colegas dedicar $ 10 millones en fondos presupuestarios a un programa propuesto de “derecho a un abogado” que garantizaría que los inquilinos tengan acceso a representación legal cuando se enfrentan al desalojo.
With Los Angeles facing a homelessness crisis, City Councilman Paul Koretz called on his colleagues Wednesday to dedicate $10 million in budget funds toward a proposed “right to counsel” program that would guarantee tenants have access to representation when faced with eviction.
Here’s one way to help ease Los Angeles’ homeless crisis: Give poor, vulnerable tenants lawyers to help them fight unjust evictions. Why? Because it’s often easier, cheaper and more humane to help people stay in their homes than it is to get them back on their feet after they have become homeless.