Taylor Equities’ purchase of a 36-unit building was followed by renter complaints of harassment and disruptive construction. Then came the eviction notices.
The City Council is considering a ‘right to counsel’ program that could help curb evictions and homelessness.
Today we continue our look back at 2017 through Capital & Main’s photos and stories.
Christian and her neighbors who live on a gentrifying block near the University of Southern California have formed an association to fight their eviction, hoping there is power in numbers.
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California’s red-hot housing market has made renters vulnerable to rapidly increasing rents that they struggle to pay, or to evictions implemented by landlords who want to raise the rent on new tenants.