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We Welcome Melissa Morris to our Staff!

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Law Clerks for Summer 2018

The Public Interest Law Project (PILP) currently has law clerk openings for the Summer 2018 term. We focus our litigation practice areas on issues surrounding Affordable Housing and Public Benefits. Learn More Here.… Read more

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Rural GAP Turns Four

Four years ago, the Public Interest Law Project began a special project to increase access to General Assistance (GA) benefits in rural areas. Through its Rural General Assistance Project (Rural GAP), PILP seeks to increase access to these critical benefits … Read more

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Rural General Assistance Project (Rural GAP) Turns Four

Four years ago, the Public Interest Law Project (PILP) began a special project to increase access to General Assistance (GA) benefits in rural areas.  This program, also sometimes called General Relief (GR), provides critical aid to California’s lowest income individuals.… Read more

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Low Income Residents Compel Monterey County to Follow State Law

Monterey, CA – The Monterey County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution approving new aid payment standards for their General Assistance (GA) Program. The new aid payment standards are the result of a lawsuit filed in Superior Court on behalf … Read more

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Monterey County implements improved General Assistance Aid standards for County’s Neediest Residents

The Monterey County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution approving new aid payment standards for their General Assistance (GA) Program. The new aid payment standards are the result … Read more

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Measure V Renter Protection Secured!

Mountain View, CA – May 18, 2017 – The Public Interest Law Project along with Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, Stanford Community Law Clinic, and Fenwick & West (Counsel team) secured an important victory for renter protection and … Read more

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Housing Protected in Costa Mesa!

A developer may not convert a Costa Mesa residential motel to a luxury apartment complex by circumventing planning and zoning requirements for affordable housing, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled last week in The Kennedy Commission, et al. v. … Read more

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Judge invalidates development approvals for conversion of Costa Mesa Motor Inn

Los Angeles, CA – May 17, 2017 – A developer may not convert a Costa Mesa residential motel to a luxury apartment complex by circumventing planning and zoning requirements for affordable housing, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled last

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Happy Retirement, Deb!

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