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Public Housing

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  • Demand for affordable housing greater than available units

    The need for affordable housing in the city continues to outpace availability, officials say, even with new developments in the pipeline.
  • Third brother sentenced in public housing fraud case

    A former Los Angeles public housing official was sentenced Monday to 51 months in federal prison for his role in defrauding the city of more than $500,000 with the help of two brothers. Victor Taracena, 41, was also ordered to pay the Housing Authority...

    Brothers sentenced to federal prison for public housing fraud scheme

    Two Burbank brothers were each sentenced Monday to nearly two years in federal prison for conspiring to steal more than $500,000 that was intended for public housing for the disabled, according to the U.S. Attorney General’s Office. In addition...

    Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud

    Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud
    A woman who ran an apparent bogus business in Glendale was arrested this week after she allegedly defrauded elderly victims who paid her to help them get Section 8 housing vouchers to avoid a long waiting list, police said. Naira Shakhmuradyan was taken...

    Guest Column: LCF residents should stand up to Sacramento

    I’d like to thank and applaud the news media and fellow resident William Lee for alerting the left-in-the dark public about pending plans for La Caņada Flintridge to accommodate 343 low-income units over the next eight years. After a mind-numbing...