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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Happy Retirement, Deb!

Having devoted her entire career to the legal services community and the lower income clients it serves, Managing Attorney, Deborah Collins steps down. Her tenacious advocacy, incomparable knowledge, outstanding litigation skills and devotion to her clients are unparalleled. We will … Read more

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Victory in Mountain View!

Mountain View tenants, proponents of Measure V, and advocacy groups won a complete victory in a lawsuit from the California Apartment Association (CAA) and a number of institutional landlords that challenged Measure V, the City’s new voter-approved rent stabilization and … 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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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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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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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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