West Hollywood

WeHo Proposes Making Tenants Pay 50% of the Cost of Earthquake Retrofits

“The proposed seismic retrofitting ordinance will place extreme burden and expense on ‘mom and pop’ owners in West Hollywood,” said the letter from AAGLA’s Janet Gagnon, director of government affairs and external relations. “Most of the impacted buildings are older and already require substantial amounts of ongoing maintenance and upkeep. These buildings are already under [...]

2018-06-22T17:50:18-07:00June 22nd, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, West Hollywood|

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 [...]

West Hollywood Agrees to Release List of Buildings Possibly Vulnerable to Earthquakes Next Week

"West Hollywood has decided to release next week the addresses of 820 buildings deemed possibly vulnerable to earthquake damage. The release will come ahead of a future decision by the City Council on who will pay to retrofit those buildings so as to mitigate possible damage. That decision, a reversal of the city’s previous position, [...]

2018-06-01T15:36:52-07:00June 1st, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, West Hollywood|