Congrats Mike!

We are proud to announce that PILP’s Director, Michael Rawson was honored with the the David B. Bryson Memorial Award at National Housing Law Project’s Housing Justice Network Conference on May 19, 2019.… Read more

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City of Encinitas to Adopt a Housing Element

San Diego Superior Court ordered the City of Encinitas to adopt its first housing element since 1992 without subjecting the necessary zoning changes to density and height limitations to the voters for approval.  Learn More Here.… Read more

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Battle for Affordable Housing in Huntington Beach Continues

The State of California Joins Kennedy Commission in Legal Action Against the City of Huntington Beach Over Its Unlawful Housing Plan.  Learn More Here.… Read more

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San Luis Obispo County GA Program

On November 6, 2018, for the first time in more than 25 years, the Board of Supervisors adopted regulations for its General Assistance program.  Learn More Here.… Read more

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Los Angeles Ends Illegal Pocket Veto

The City of Los Angeles has finally dispensed with a longstanding illegal policy and practice that gave individual City Councilmembers unbridled power to decide if, whether, and where supportive and affordable housing projects are built in the City.  Learn More Read more

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City of Los Angeles Ends Illegal Pocket Veto

The City of Los Angeles has finally dispensed with a longstanding illegal policy and practice that gave individual City Councilmembers unbridled power to decide if, whether, and where supportive and affordable housing projects are built in the City. As a … Read more

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Onwards

Public interest legal services lost a great warrior, leader, and mentor this week. Stephen Ronfeldt, a co-founder of PILP, Director of Litigation of the Legal Aid Society of Alameda County, member of the inaugural class of the Reginald Heber Smith … Read more

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We will never forget you, Steve

Public interest legal services lost a great warrior, leader, and mentor this week. Stephen Ronfeldt, a co-founder of PILP, Director of Litigation of the Legal Aid Society of Alameda County, member of the inaugural class of the Reginald Heber Smith … Read more

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Community Group Sues City of Los Angeles for Using Illegal Procedure to Block Supportive and Affordable Housing Projects for Homeless

Update!

Recent Press:
Los Angeles Times
To keep state funding, L.A. eliminates “veto” provision

Read the Complaint Here.
Read the Press Release Here.
Read Los Angeles Times Editorial Here.

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2018 — Public … Read more

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Protecting Supportive and Affordable Housing in Los Angeles

PILP, Public Counsel, and Rosen Bien Galvan and Grunfeld LLP have filed suit on behalf of Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE Action) against the City of Los Angeles over an illegal city procedure giving individual … Read more

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