Supreme Court Ruling Allows Homeless To Sleep On Public Streets

Supreme Court Ruling Allows Homeless To Sleep On Public Streets

Supreme Court Ruling Allows Homeless To Sleep On Public Streets Today, the United States Supreme Court refused to review a 9th Circuit ruling that held a city is not permitted to criminally prosecute homeless persons for sleeping outside on public property, including sidewalks, parks, benches, etc.  The 9th Circuit’s ruling was largely based on the…

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New Los Angeles Airbnb Regulations Will Limit Short-Term Rentals

New Los Angeles Airbnb Regulations Will Limit Short-Term Rentals

New Los Angeles Airbnb Regulations Will Limit Short-Term Rentals On July 1, 2019, new regulations governing Los Angeles Airbnb properties officially went into effect.  The regulations were put into place by an ordinance that was adopted by the Los Angeles City Council in December of 2018. The new regulations are anticipated to have a significant…

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Metro Purple Line Extension Coming Soon(ish)

Metro Purple Line Extension Coming Soon(ish)

Metro Purple Line Extension Coming Soon(ish) As metro continues to work tirelessly to expand the existing railway system in Los Angeles, the much anticipated Metro Purple Line Extension is underway with a final expected completion date in 2035.  The current Purple Line (pictured below) connects downtown to the Wishire/Western intersection.  The extension, pictured above, will…

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California Senate Bill 50 Proposed To Increase Housing Supply

California Senate Bill 50 Proposed To Increase Housing Supply

California Senate Bill 50 Proposed To Increase Housing Supply In December of 2018, California Senator and Democrat Scott Wiener from San Francisco proposed California Senate Bill 50, which is designed to increase housing supply surrounding public transit throughout California.  The bill faces opposition from numerous cities and organizations, including the Los Angeles City Council, for…

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