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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|

Show Up Tuesday, 9/11 to Stop Rent Freeze in LA County

Despite the fact that today & tomorrow is Rosh Hashana, an important religious holiday for the Jewish community, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors still intends to hear the rent freeze issue on Tuesday, 9/11 (agenda items S-1 and 2-D).  We need all AAGLA Los Angeles County members to show up in person at [...]

2018-09-10T14:16:51-07:00September 10th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, Los Angeles|

Sacramento Bee Voter Guide

"The Sacramento Bee Voter Guide asked the candidates for California Governor where they stand on rent control. Of the 6 leading candidates Newsom, Villaragosa, Chiang and Eastin have all said that they are in favor or rent control. Only Allen and Cox have said that they are against rent control. For more details, please see the Sacramento Bee Voter [...]