LA group protests Ellis Act evictions

The LA Tenants Union is leading the charge against gentrification
  • Since 2001, the Ellis Act has allowed eviction of 19,000 units in L.A.
  • Be informed about local real estate, but ultimately err on the side of measured neutrality.
  • Ellis Act protests have been taking place all over the city.

Los Angeles has always had a curious relationship with its own growth and change and this is true when it comes to housing. Rising rents and increasing developments have led to tensions as many people feel they are being squeezed out of some of the city’s changing areas.