Victory in Mountain View!

Mountain View tenants, proponents of Measure V and advocacy groups won a major victory when the Santa Clara County Superior Court denied the California Apartment Association’s (CAA) request for a preliminary injunction of the voter approved Measure V. The Act, … Read more

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Court Rejects Preliminary Injunction to halt Mountain View Rent Control Measure!

Mountain View, CA — On April 5, 2017, Mountain View tenants, proponents of Measure V and advocacy groups won a major victory when the Santa Clara County Superior Court denied the California Apartment Association’s (CAA) request for a preliminary … Read more

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2017 CLAY Awards

Congratulations to PILP attorneys Craig Castellanet and Michael Rawson and their co-counsel at Public Law Center and Jones Day for receiving 2017 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year awards for their work in The Kennedy Commission v. City of Huntington Read more

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PILP and co-counsel honored with 2017 CLAY Award

PILP attorneys Craig Castellanet and Michael Rawson and their co-counsel at Public Law Center and Jones Day received 2017 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year awards for their work in The Kennedy Commission v. City of Huntington Beach.

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We’re Hiring!

Experienced Litigation Attorney

The Public Interest Law Project has a rare opening for an experienced litigator and advocate at an absolutely critical time for lower income people and communities.… Read more

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Victory in Huntington Beach

Court voids BECSP Amendment that blocked development of affordable housing in the Beach-Edinger Corridor

The LA County Superior Court enforced a judgment against the City of Huntington Beach voiding the Beach Edinger Corridor Specific Plan (BECSP) Amendment. That amendment had … Read more

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Los Angeles County Superior Court Enforces Judgment Protecting Affordable Housing in Huntington Beach

Orange County, CA — On April 15, 2016, the Los Angeles County Superior Court agreed with Jason Puleo and William Adams, two formerly homeless veterans, and the non-profit Kennedy Commission (Petitioners), represented by PILP’s California Affordable Housing Law Project, … Read more

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Permanent Injunction Granted Against Alameda County Protecting Food Stamp Applicants

A federal court judge entered a permanent injunction against Alameda County on March 7, 2016 requiring it to process CalFresh (food stamps) applications within the federal and state-mandated timelines and orders the county to “comply fully within a margin of … Read more

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U. S. Supreme Court Refuses to Consider Decision Upholding Inclusionary Zoning

Washington, D.C., February 29, 2016 – The United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in California Building Industry Association v. City of San Jose, a lawsuit that challenged San Jose’s inclusionary housing ordinance. The California Building Industry Association had petitioned … Read more

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Welcome Val and Good Luck Patti

We are pleased to welcome back Valerie Feldman as Staff Attorney for PILP.… Read more

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