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  • Lawmaker seeks to slow San Francisco tenant displacement

    SAN FRANCISCO -- State Sen. Mark Leno announced legislation Monday that would modify state law in order to dissuade real estate speculators in San Francisco from displacing long-term tenants from rent-controlled units. The proposed changes to the...
  • In New York City, renters howl in anger as board rejects rent freeze

    In New York City, renters howl in anger as board rejects rent freeze
    The panel that determines how much landlords can raise costs of the city's 1 million rent-stabilized apartments approved a historic low increase of 1% for the next fiscal year, but in a raucous meeting Monday, it did not give tenants the rent freeze...
  • Huntington Beach's Pacific City complex aims to draw locals, tourists

    Huntington Beach's Pacific City complex aims to draw locals, tourists
    The developers of a $135-million shopping center near the famed Huntington Beach Pier face an unusual challenge — how to embrace the city's proud identity as Surf City without descending into surfing kitsch. Sure, they hope to attract tourists...
  • Planners propose stricter rules on long-term motel stays

    Costa Mesa city planners voted this week to recommend stricter standards for long-term occupancies at nearly all city motels, a move that affordable housing advocates warned will harm those who rely on the properties as a last stop before homelessness....
  • Tropico Apartments project inspires zoning changes

    To create a buffer between industrial buildings in the San Fernando Road corridor and the recently-approved Tropico Apartments, the City Council this week unanimously OK’d changing the zoning of 10 properties near the 220-unit mixed-use...
  • L.A. Council president wants third-party review of Donald Sterling

    L.A. Council president wants third-party review of Donald Sterling
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson called Monday for a third-party independent review to determine whether Clippers owner Donald Sterling violated any nondiscrimination laws as part of his tenure with the team. In a letter to NBA...
  • Donald Sterling's words and deeds

    Donald Sterling's words and deeds
    Re "Pressure mounts on Sterling," April 28 I don't know what is more offensive: Donald Sterling's racist views, or his companion's pursuit of a relationship with a man almost 60 years her senior. Neither person's behavior is surprising. A privileged,...
  • Apartment building foreclosures plunge in Chicago

     Apartment building foreclosures plunge in Chicago
    Foreclosure cases were filed against almost 2,800 Chicago apartment buildings with 7,700 units last year, the smallest number since the housing crisis began and a sign of the residential market's stabilization. The more than 30 percent decrease in...
  • Post-foreclosure evictions haunt some renters

    Post-foreclosure evictions haunt some renters
    The housing crisis caused thousands of renters to worry about their living arrangements as their apartment buildings went into foreclosure. But another worry may be their credit reports. In 2008, Illinois passed a law ordering that post-foreclosure-...
  • Bergamot Station's tenants at odds over its future as Expo Line nears

     Bergamot Station's tenants at odds over its future as Expo Line nears
    It's been 27 years since the last train rumbled into Santa Monica's Bergamot Station. For the last two decades, the former rail depot has enjoyed a second life as an arts complex, with its corrugated steel rail-yard warehouses repurposed as homes for...
  • Cable TV boxes become 2nd biggest energy users in many homes

    In the middle of the night, when most Americans are sound asleep, their lights and appliances off, a power hog is wide awake and running at nearly full throttle: the boxes that operate their cable or satellite television service. The seemingly innocuous...