CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 1995 |
An Arleta woman has been charged with grand theft in connection with an alleged scam in which she posed as a landlord to bilk a federal disaster relief program out of $11,309, authorities said. Patricia Kahn, 37, conducted the scam for more than a year, while the real owner of the Van Nuys dwelling was away attending to personal business, said Los Angeles City Atty. Jim Hahn. The money came from a U.S.
February 9, 1989 |
In a bold effort to upgrade low-income housing in Watts, the Los Angeles City Housing Authority is planning to sell the dilapidated Jordan Downs public housing project to a private developer and use the proceeds to create new rent-subsidy programs in the inner city, The Times has learned.
July 22, 1987
Funeral services for Homer Smith, former executive director of the Los Angeles City Housing Authority, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Sunnyside in Long Beach, family members said Tuesday. Smith, 54, who resigned from the Housing Authority in 1985 after 27 years as an employee of the city, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack while playing handball.
March 18, 1986
The Los Angeles City Housing Authority announced Monday it is accepting applications from qualified senior citizens and disabled or handicapped persons at 10 city-owned low-cost rental apartment buildings. A spokesman said this is the first time in several years that there have been openings in these buildings. For information, applicants may phone (213) 732-0114.
October 13, 1985
Construction is to begin later this month on Mariposa Gardens, a $5.2-million, two-story, 71-unit apartment complex that will have 20% of its one- and two-bedroom units administered by the Los Angeles City Housing Authority under its affordable housing program while the rest will be rented at the market rate. Designed by Ruegger Architects of Marina del Rey, the complex is being developed by Shapell Housing Inc.