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L.A. City Council Votes to Ban Low-Income Section 8 Rental Discrimination

Kimberly Dominique lived in her car for months before she finally found a landlord who accepted her Section 8 voucher. (Maria Alejandra Cardona / Los Angeles Times) The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance that bars landlords from refusing to consider tenants who pay rent through Section 8, the federal subsidy program [...]

2019-06-20T16:26:09-07:00June 20th, 2019|Advocacy, Los Angeles|

Family Loses Everything, Including Pets, After Apartment Fire in Pasadena

PASADENA, Texas (KTRK) -- Just days after Christmas, a Pasadena family lost everything in an apartment fire. The fire happened Friday around 10:30 a.m. at an apartment complex on Westside Drive. The family who lived inside wasn't home at the time, but two dogs and several other pets were killed in the fire. "When I [...]

2019-01-02T09:00:33-08:00January 2nd, 2019|Advocacy, Pasadena|

10 Things to Look for in the Perfect Apartment

When apartment hunting, the endless list of options alone can be overwhelming. Then comes the hard part: finding an apartment that meets all of your needs. You know – an apartment that “checks off all the boxes” on your needs list. To make it easier, we’ve compiled a list of 10 things to look for [...]

2018-12-18T14:49:13-08:00December 18th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates|