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October 16, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal investigation has found serious problems in management-tenant relations, maintenance and other operations at a troubled low-income housing project in Lake View Terrace, officials at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said Tuesday. HUD has given a "below average" rating to Spieker Cos. Inc., a management company run by Richard Tod Spieker, owner of the HUD-financed Lake View Terrace Apartments.
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January 15, 1996
Spieker Properties Inc. said it has purchased Inwood Park, a three-building office complex in Irvine, for $9.7 million. The Menlo Park company said it also bought a three-building office complex in Sacramento for $13 million and a two-building complex in Foster City, Calif., for $9.5 million. Spieker Properties owns and operates suburban office, industrial and retail properties.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal officials investigating tenants' charges of corruption at a Lake View Terrace housing project met Friday with an executive of the company that runs the facility, who said he will replace the controversial resident manager. Michael Damron of Spieker Cos. Inc. said the company would cooperate with federal investigators and take other steps to remedy complaints by tenants of the privately owned, federally financed Lake View Terrace Apartments.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 4, 1992 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rep. Howard L. Berman has called for a criminal investigation to determine whether an ex-federal housing employee violated ethics laws in his professional relationship with the owner of a San Fernando Valley housing project. Berman (D-Panorama City) sent a letter to U.S. Atty. Lourdes Baird on Thursday asking for an investigation of Michael S. Damron, who left the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 29, 1991 | ALAN C. MILLER and SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A federal housing employee who worked on millions of dollars worth of rent increases and other benefits to the owner of a housing project last year was hired soon afterward to manage the same San Fernando Valley complex. The change in jobs prompted allegations by tenants that they had been sold out and also sparked an official inquiry by the government. The employee denies any wrongdoing, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development found that no law was broken.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1991
The management of a federally financed Lake View Terrace housing project hit by corruption allegations will discharge a resident manager and cooperate with federal officials investigating reports that employees accepted bribes from apartment-seekers, a spokesman said Friday. The U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 4, 1992 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rep. Howard L. Berman has called for a criminal investigation to determine whether an ex-federal housing employee violated ethics laws in his professional relationship with the owner of a San Fernando Valley housing project. Berman (D-Panorama City) sent a letter to U.S. Atty. Lourdes Baird on Thursday asking for an investigation of Michael S. Damron, who left the U.S.
BUSINESS
January 15, 1996
Spieker Properties Inc. said it has purchased Inwood Park, a three-building office complex in Irvine, for $9.7 million. The Menlo Park company said it also bought a three-building office complex in Sacramento for $13 million and a two-building complex in Foster City, Calif., for $9.5 million. Spieker Properties owns and operates suburban office, industrial and retail properties.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal scrutiny of alleged corruption and mismanagement at a low-income housing project in Lake View Terrace intensified Friday, as housing officials conducted a surprise paperwork review and a congressman walked the grounds to hear complaints. Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) listened to residents' allegations of bribery and excessive rent increases at Lake View Terrace Apartments, even as officials of the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite complaints by tenants whose rents have almost doubled in some cases, federal housing officials have determined that the increases at a troubled Lake View Terrace low-income housing complex are proper. A review has found that rent hikes at the Lake View Terrace Apartments conform to government regulatory guidelines, according to a letter sent to Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) by the head of the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development office in Los Angeles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 29, 1991 | ALAN C. MILLER and SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A federal housing employee who worked on millions of dollars worth of rent increases and other benefits to the owner of a housing project last year was hired soon afterward to manage the same San Fernando Valley complex. The change in jobs prompted allegations by tenants that they had been sold out and also sparked an official inquiry by the government. The employee denies any wrongdoing, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development found that no law was broken.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal investigation has found serious problems in management-tenant relations, maintenance and other operations at a troubled low-income housing project in Lake View Terrace, officials at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said Tuesday. HUD has given a "below average" rating to Spieker Cos. Inc., a management company run by Richard Tod Spieker, owner of the HUD-financed Lake View Terrace Apartments.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal scrutiny of alleged corruption and mismanagement at a low-income housing project in Lake View Terrace intensified Friday, as housing officials conducted a surprise paperwork review and a congressman walked the grounds to hear complaints. Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) listened to residents' allegations of bribery and excessive rent increases at Lake View Terrace Apartments, even as officials of the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1991
The management of a federally financed Lake View Terrace housing project hit by corruption allegations will discharge a resident manager and cooperate with federal officials investigating reports that employees accepted bribes from apartment-seekers, a spokesman said Friday. The U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal officials investigating tenants' charges of corruption at a Lake View Terrace housing project met Friday with an executive of the company that runs the facility, who said he will replace the controversial resident manager. Michael Damron of Spieker Cos. Inc. said the company would cooperate with federal investigators and take other steps to remedy complaints by tenants of the privately owned, federally financed Lake View Terrace Apartments.
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