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Supervisors move forward on rent control ordinance

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Sept. 10 to move forward on a permanent rent control ordinance for unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. Supervisor Kathryn Barger, who had consistently opposed rental controls in favor of easing development-related regulations, voted in agreement with her colleagues. “I feel as though a compromise Read More…

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Supervisors establish rent control in unincorporated areas of county

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Over protests from landlords and real estate brokers, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Sept. 11 in favor of an ordinance to temporarily limit rent increases to 3 percent in unincorporated areas of the county. Dozens of renters turned out carrying signs reading “The rent is Read More…

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MTA board votes down plan to widen 710 Freeway

LOS ANGELES — The board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority put the brakes on a much-contested $6 billion plan to widen the Long Beach (710) Freeway March 1, opting instead to focus initially on more modest improvements that won’t displace residents or businesses. The widening plan has drawn vocal opposition from residents of communities along Read More…