Category: eviction

Buena Park Adopts New Rule Requiring Landlords to Get Renovation Permit Before No-Fault Eviction

Buena Park city councilors voted 4–1 on June 6—with opposition from Councilwoman Joyce Ahn, who wanted to postpone the discussion—to adopt an ordinance requiring landlords to obtain a building permit from the city before evicting renters when they want to renovate or demolish their rental units. According to City Attorney Chris Cardinale, who introduced the…


What You Need to Know About the Bill of Rights for Renters

The federal government has taken a step toward providing better protection for renters. President Joe Biden has released a document called a Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights. The white paper is merely a proposal that presents some principles, guidelines, and goals that laws in the future might contain to protect renters. In its…


Los Angeles Votes to Allow One Month Grace Period for Tenants Behind on Rent

The Los Angeles City Council tentatively voted Jan. 27 to provide tenants who are behind on their rent with a one-month grace period prior to their landlord beginning eviction proceedings, adding to an ordinance adopted last week implementing universal just-cause rules for evictions. The council also discussed an ordinance that would provide relocation assistance if…


Curtis Sliwa and Guardian Angels Return to NYC Mayor’s Building With Feral Cats to Fight Rats

Curtis Sliwa and the Guardian Angels return to NYC Mayor ADAMS’ building Sunday and reach out to neighbors to find someone willing to house the 2 feral cats outdoors. …


Big Sonia | Documentary

Ninety-one-year-old Sonia Warshawski runs the tailor shop she’s owned for more than 30 years. But when she’s served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to revisit her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. * Click the “Save” button below the video to access it later on “My List.” –…


Video of Fatal Police Shooting in Little Italy Released

SAN DIEGO—Authorities released on March 11 uniform-worn-camera footage of the fatal shooting by law enforcement personnel of a woman who charged them with a large kitchen knife, stabbing one in the chest, as they were trying to evict her from her Little Italy condominium. Yan Li, 47, was struck repeatedly by gunfire when three San…


Over One Million Angelenos Face Eviction as Moratorium Expires

As the state-wide eviction moratorium is set to expire on Sept. 30, approximately 1.4 million Los Angeles residents are at risk of eviction or foreclosure, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Shaler Economic Enterprises. Shaler Economic Enterprises reported that there are just under 360,000 renters and mortgage borrowers living in Los…


Giant Increase in CA Homeowners Fearing Foreclosure, New US Census Data Show

Commentary The number of California households estimated by the US Census Bureau who believe they are “very likely” to lose their homes due to foreclosure in the next two months is more than 30 times what it was six weeks ago. Data reported on June 30 and Aug. 11 showed that fewer than 4,000 mortgage…


Giant Increase in CA Homeowners Fearing Foreclosure, New US Census Data Shows

Commentary The number of California households estimated by the US Census Bureau who believe they are “very likely” to lose their homes due to foreclosure in the next two months has jumped 34 times in just the last six weeks.  Data reported on June 30 and Aug. 11 earlier this year showed that less than…


NY Landlords Ask Court to Stop State Eviction Moratorium Extension

The New York State landlord association has asked federal court to put on hold the state’s eviction moratorium extension, saying it violates their property, due process, and First Amendment rights. The Supreme Court already stopped the previous moratorium, but the state legislature tweaked the policy and passed it again. The association says the policy is…