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.
Curbed LA: New report underscores link between ‘shocking’ number of evictions, homelessness
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.
Fox 11 News: L.A. County considers funding eviction defense for low-income renters
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.
Univision: Proponen program de asistencia legal para inquilinos en proceso de desalojo
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.
Curbed LA: Free legal help for tenants who get eviction notice? LA poised to budget $3M for it
Los Angeles officials are moving to provide free legal representation to tenants facing eviction.
Telemundo 52 LA: Concejal propone fondos para ofrecer asesoria legal a Inquilinos
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.
NBC 4 News LA: L.A. Councilman Say $10 Million Needed for Tenants’ ‘Right to Counsel’
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.
LA Times: Tenant activists want L.A. Mayor Garcetti to put $10 million into “right to counsel”
Tenant activists are urging Los Angeles leaders to make sure that renters facing harassment or eviction can turn to a lawyer for help.
LA Weekly: L.A. Considers Providing Lawyers For Renters Facing Eviction
Los Angeles could be following in the footsteps of San Francisco and New York when it comes to renters’ rights and legal representation.
LA Daily News: Right to Counsel for LA tenants facing eviction moves forward
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council’s Housing Committee has recommended that the city explore a “right to counsel” ordinance that would guarantee tenants have access to the information and representation they need when faced with landlord harassment, eviction or other issues.