Tenants of a building in Boyle Heights are protesting a rent increase, with some saying their rent is nearly doubling. Sara Welch reports from Boyle Heights for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on March 22, 2017.
Gentrification is when a previously neglected, low income neighbourhood becomes attractive to wealthier residents who begin moving in, often causing rent increases that drive the original residents out.
Protesters were out in full force today with a message for their neighbors. Joy Benedict reports.
BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — Residents and supporters gathered Saturday to take a stance against recent gentrification efforts happening in a Boyle Heights community. The protest was in response to a possible hate crime investigation after someone vandalized a gallery door located on the corner of Anderson and Sixth streets. CBS2’s Joy Benedict reported the issue […]
The Los Angeles Police Department launched an investigation into three instances of vandalism targeting art galleries in Boyle Heights — including graffiti that read “f— white art” on one gallery — as potential hate crimes, as longstanding concerns over gentrification in the neighborhood heat up. Tension between longtime Boyle Heights residents and newcomers has been […]
New galleries are being blamed for higher rents in the area. Henri Neuendorf Police in Los Angeles are investigating the vandalism of three art galleries in Boyle Heights last month as anti-gentrification sentiment in the area intensifies. One of the incidents last month is being treated by police as a possible hate crime after vandals […]
By Marc Cota-Robles BOYLE HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Art galleries in Boyle Heights have been vandalized and police said they’re investigating the acts as hate crimes. Los Angeles police said the three cases took place in October and that the suspects targeted what they referred to as “white art” with graffiti. The suspects […]
The One Santa Fe complex in the Arts District includes affordable housing. MAYA SUGARMAN/KPCC ^play By: Josie Huang Next month, L.A. voters will decide if more of the city’s housing developers should be required to designate some units in their future buildings for lower-income tenants. The initiative, known as Measure JJJ, requires developers to set […]