Willmore Neighborhood Tenants Share Last Meal on Final Day of Eviction Notice

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Willmore area residents renting from an apartment complex at 939 Pacific Avenue gathered together to share a meal on a Saturday in late March, coinciding as the final day in a 60-day notice to evict from the building.
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Inaugural Renter Resource Fair Comes to MacArthur Park Saturday

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The inaugural Long Beach Renter Resource Fair, hosted by Long Beach Residents Empowered and Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition, will take place this Saturday at MacArthur Park from noon to 4:00PM.

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THE PRUITT-IGOE MYTH and Affordable Housing Issues Facing Long Beach

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The 1950s brought the Pruitt-Igoe housing project to St. Louis, Missouri, which was widely viewed as an affordable housing milestone until underfunding, white flight and the flattening of the Midwest’s economy rendered it an utter failure. What led to...

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Council Vote on Renter’s Rights Delayed as Amendments are Added

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Landlords clad in suits faced off with renters holding up signs demanding stronger tenant rights in front of the council Tuesday night, as it debated the merits of the proposed proactive inspection program. The eventual vote in favor of...

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Long Beach City Council Set to Vote on Renter Protections, Just Not the Ones Tenants Wanted

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After months of meetings with city staff, rallies to City Hall and impassioned, sometimes tearful testimonies before the Long Beach City Council, the renters of this city will finally have their voice addressed. However, when the council votes next...

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