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Huelgas de renta; una tendencia para reclamar viviendas asequibles

Inquilinos de un edificio en Long Beach y de tres en Los Ángeles se declaran en “huelga de rentas” [caption id="attachment_1482" align="alignnone" width="940"] Inquilinos de 10 unidades de un complejo habitacional de Long Beach participan en una 'huelga de renta' en protesta por las malas condiciones de vivienda. (Jacqueline García)[/caption] POR: JACQUELINE GARCÍA Cansados de vivir...

Rent strikes grow in popularity among tenants as gentrification drives up rents in cities like D.C.

[caption id="attachment_1471" align="alignnone" width="1484"] James Jaramillo, 4, seen in his family’s kitchen, picks up a croissant container with a sticky roach trap clinging to it. His mother, Dania Rivera, 34, is one of the organizers of a rent strike at their apartment building. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)[/caption] By Marissa J. Lang WASHINGTON – By the...

“Huelga de alquiler” de vecinos de L.A. ante la subida de alquileres

Inquilinos de Westlake piden que el Gobierno intervenga con un control de alquileres que evite la gentrificación [caption id="attachment_1456" align="alignnone" width="940"] Hoy se inicia una huelga de renta de inquilinos de tres edificios de la calle Burlington, en el vecindario de Westlake.[/caption] POR: EFE  “Hoy se inicia una huelga de renta de inquilinos de tres edificios...

THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Shackled to the market

[audio mp3="http://justrinidad.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/KCRW-there_goes_the_neighborhood-shackled_to_the_market-171107.mp3"][/audio] (Trinidad: 00:00:16 - 00:00:23) (Trinidad: 00:00:50 - 00:01:04) There are lots of ideas out there to address LA’s housing crisis. But many proposed solutions bring their own problems. This week we explore some of the most popular solutions. [caption id="attachment_1364" align="alignnone" width="912"] Inspired by the movie "Up," Anne Hars ties balloons to buildings...

Eviction Defense Attorney Accused of Ties to Controversial Landlord

[caption id="attachment_1333" align="alignnone" width="745"] Trinidad Ruiz is interviewed by a Univision reporter at the BASTA protest last week. PHOTO: Timo Saarelma[/caption] BY HILLEL ARON Danny Bramzon made a name for himself as a brash, bellicose defense lawyer who founded the nonprofit firm BASTA to help low-income tenants facing eviction. His opponents — the landlords' attorneys...