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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Protecting Affordable Housing in Inglewood

Uplift Inglewood Coalition Sues City Over New L.A. Clippers Arena

PILP. along with Public Counsel and Cozen O’Connor are representing Uplift Inglewood Coalition in a lawsuit filed on June 19 against the City of Inglewood, charging that the City violated … Read more

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Shasta County’s Housing Element

To protect affordable housing in Shasta County, PILP and Legal Services of Northern California filed a lawsuit to challenge the County’s lack of an adequate housing element and compel the rezoning to accommodate the 800 affordable units from the last … Read more

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Rural GAP Turns Five

Five 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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Monterey County GA

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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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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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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Rural GAP — Shriver

Increasing Access Through the Rural GA

This article was first published on povertylaw.org, May 19, 2015
© 2015 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law

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