Topic Hillside Villa
Tenants score a major victory but City Council doubles down on 41.18 restrictions yet again.
After years of negotiations and protests by low-income Hillside Villa tenants facing 300% rent increases, the city agreed to buy their apartment building to keep their homes affordable.
Meetings at Hillside Villa are conducted simultaneously in Spanish, English, and Cantonese.
Budget and Finance Committee head Paul Krekorian and the rest of Los Angeles City Council must act now through eminent domain to keep the families of Hillside Villa Apartments in their homes.
Even as tenants die of COVID-19 or related illnesses, the harassment continues from management. But so does the struggle by the tenants.
But The Hillside Villa Tenants Association has sprung into action and is fighting back.
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project-Los Angeles stands in solidarity with the Hillside Villa Tenants Association.
The Hillside Villa Apartments were constructed for the public good. Now, they’re a cash register for Tom Botz.
We need our leaders to think big to actually make a dent in this housing crisis.