Los Angeles - A coalition of homeless individuals and advocates is asking a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to allow them to intervene in a lawsuit brought by Venice homeowners against the City and County of Los Angeles, alleging that the existence of people without homes is creating a nuisance for homeowners and tourists in Venice.
"This case is about rich homeowners deciding who gets to be in Venice and then demanding that the City and County push everyone else out. But we have just as much a right to public space as anyone else," said Johnathan Mills, a member of the Southern California Homeless Bill of Rights Coalition ("SCHBRC") who is currently homeless.
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Jennifer Eden / Managing Editor Santa Monica Mirror
A long-term low-rent Santa Monica tenant has won a David vs. Goliath case against a local landlord attempting to evict him on breach of his 1991 rental contract.
Heard at Santa Monica Courthouse before Judge Bobbi Tillmon, Plaintiff WIB Holdings LLC, Barbara Bills, was attempting to evict defendant Paul Aron from his 2637 Centinela Ave., Santa Monica apartment, owned by Bills and her company WIB Holdings LLC.
Bills claimed that renovations and improvements Aron had made to his “as is” apartment in the course of his 24-year tenancy breached his lease, despite many of them occurring in the 1990s.