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  • As L.A. weighs regulation, Airbnb touts its economic impact in city

    As L.A. weighs regulation, Airbnb touts its economic impact in city
    As Los Angeles City Council members launch a push for tougher regulations on short-term rental housing, the industry’s biggest player has begun touting its impact on the city. Airbnb, a San Francisco firm that helps people rent space in their...
  • Fair housing groups worry ruling erodes bias argument

    Fair housing groups 21 months ago hailed a rule finalized by the federal government that was intended to clarify federal fair housing protections that have been in place for more than 45 years. Now, those same groups worry that the codification of the...
  • Report spells out alleged ethics misconduct by Rep. Rush

    Report spells out alleged ethics misconduct by Rep. Rush
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Bobby Rush, a Democrat from the South Side, did not pay about $365,000 in rent for longtime use of an office to conduct politics, an ethics report released Monday said. Acceptance of the South Side office may have violated...
  • Airbnb Rentals Raise Questions For Towns

    Airbnb Rentals Raise Questions For Towns
    Acting on a neighbor's complaint, a West Hartford official has asked a homeowner to stop renting rooms through Airbnb. That might be the right response for now, but the Airbnb idea is an intriguing one, and local officials should study it more —...
  • Court upholds Costa Mesa's limits on long-term motel stays

    Court upholds Costa Mesa's limits on long-term motel stays
    Costa Mesa can, for now, keep enforcing an ordinance restricting long-term stays at motels, despite a legal challenge alleging that the regulations unfairly target low-income residents. Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Lewis denied a request...
  • Judge lets Costa Mesa enforce motel ordinance despite lawsuit

    Judge lets Costa Mesa enforce motel ordinance despite lawsuit
    Costa Mesa can, for now, keep enforcing an ordinance restricting long-term stays at local motels, despite a legal challenge alleging that the regulations unfairly target low-income residents. On Tuesday, Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory...
  • Costa Mesa sued over law limiting stays at motels

    Costa Mesa sued over law limiting stays at motels
    A recently enacted law that limits how long people can stay at motels in Costa Mesa was illegally designed to target low-income residents, a lawsuit filed against the city alleges. The Public Law Center, a Santa Ana-based pro bono law firm, sued this...
  • New York City renters can sue landlords as group, court says

    ALBANY, N.Y. — In a decision that will allow thousands of New Yorkers to sue their landlords, the state's top court on Monday ruled that tenants of three Manhattan apartment buildings who claim their rent was illegally raised can proceed with...
  • Icon Las Olas construction to begin after lengthy delays

    Icon Las Olas construction to begin after lengthy delays
    After 15 years of legal challenges, hard feelings and a housing crash, the 45-story Icon Las Olas is finally happening. The Related Group of Florida said it will start construction in December or January on the 272-unit complex at 500 E. Las Olas Blvd.,...
  • Campaign funds sometimes land in legislators' pockets

    Campaign funds sometimes land in legislators' pockets
    The money that special interests pay to help legislators win elections sometimes flows directly to legislators' pockets, campaign reports show. Sometimes, those reports show the money goes to the legislator's business, to rent office space. Often, it'...
  • Spliddit helps divide bills, credit, material items fairly

    PITTSBURGH Dividing bills, credit and material items between two people is a fairly simple and straightforward task. But it can often be more complicated to get a fair split when three or more people are involved, which is the whole idea behind a new...