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500+


Number of intersections
in Los Angeles gridlocked
by greedy developers.

22,000


Number of Los Angeles
households forced out
by “luxury” density.

6 million


Amount of money
L.A. City Hall received from
the real estate industry.

Los Angeles City Council Unanimously Places Neighborhood Integrity Initiative on March 2017 Ballot

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to place the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative on the March 7, 2017, ballot today – a major victory for all Angelenos who want to reform City Hall’s broken and rigged planning and...
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ALERT: Will LA City Council Place Neighborhood Integrity Initiative on March 2017 Ballot?

On Friday morning, at City Hall, the Los Angeles City Council will decide to either place the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative on the March 7, 2017, ballot or immediately adopt this reform measure word-for word. The Council...
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LA City Hall Approved Controversial Tree Removal By Chainsaw Crews at Landmark Chase Knolls Apartments

The city of Los Angeles approved the controversial removal of numerous mature trees by chainsaw crews at the landmark Chase Knolls apartment complex in Sherman Oaks, destroying always needed trees and the special character of...
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LA City Council Deems Hollywood Palladium on Sunset Boulevard a Historic Landmark

The Hollywood Palladium, where everyone from Frank Sinatra to Megadeath has performed, was deemed a historic, cultural treasure by the Los Angeles City Council yesterday. A cherished and legendary part of Hollywood history, the...
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Hard-Hitting Coalition to Preserve LA Billboard Goes Up on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood

The Coalition to Preserve LA has put up a hard-hitting, high-profile billboard on Sunset Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood, which will be seen by tens of thousands of tourists and Angelenos alike. Showing a homeless encampment...
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Why Is Los Angeles City Council Playing Games with Paramount Pictures Redevelopment?

Today, the Los Angeles City Council again postponed a public hearing and vote on the controversial Paramount Pictures redevelopment project, making for another troubling trend of City Hall politicians playing games and bending...
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City Planning Commission Approves Controversial NoHo West Mega-Project, Residents Ignored Again

The City Planning Commission approved on Thursday the controversial NoHo West mega-project slated for the Laurel Grove section of North Hollywood, but did not appropriately address nearby residents’ concerns about...
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Amoeba Music Building Owner Is Powerful Los Angeles Developer With Big-Money Ties to City Hall

Last week, Los Angeles music fans were shocked to learn that development firm GPI Companies may demolish the Amoeba Music building and construct a glass-and-steel skyscraper in its place — effectively ending Amoeba’s...
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LA City Council Ramrods Approval For Martin Expo Town Center Mega-Project on Gridlocked Westside

The Los Angeles City Council completed a possibly illegal manipulation of L.A.’s development approval process today by unanimously green-lighting the controversial Martin Expo Town Center mega-project slated for the...
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Action Alert: Massive Luxury Complex on LA River in Glassell Park/Atwater Is Not “Revitalization”

Pan Am Equities is set to unveil its mega-development plan for 6 acres on the Los Angeles River, at the Atwater Village Neighborhood Council’s Land Use Committee meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, at Christ’s Church...
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NEWS

The Neighborhood Integrity Initiative starts the process of fixing L.A.’s broken and unfair planning system, which is controlled by deep-pocketed developers and powerful politicians to serve their own self-interests.

Among a long list of problems, this rigged system pushes forward luxury mega-projects that cause traffic gridlock, the destruction of neighborhood character and the displacement of longtime residents, including senior citizens on fixed budgets. The Coalition to Preserve L.A. and its supporters are saying no more.

Inform yourself about developer greed, neighborhood battles and the upcoming election. Read our coverage.

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L.A. Overdevelopment Battle Zones

Echo Park battle

UPDATE, February 24: Well, it’s happening. This morning, a demolition crew started tearing down the 1899 home in Echo Park on Everett Street…read more

Koreatown battle

Caruso's Flying Cruise ship

For years, L.A.’s billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso has shelled out hundreds of thousands of dollars to lobbying firms… read more

Atwater Village Always

Namvar Mega-Mansions

Black Lung Lofts

Harvard Westlake School

Black Lung Lofts

Canyon Park Homes Project

IMT Hostile Takeover

Cumulus Project

Martin Expo Town Center

NoHo West Mega-Project

Brentwood Battle

Mariachi Plaza Station

Wyvernwood Redevelopment Project

Picasso Brentwood

College Station

Casden Expo Project

Westlake Tower

Martin Cadillac Expo Town Center

Kamran Benji

Chandler Village LLC

Snowball West

Sunkist Headquarters

Il Villaggio Toscano Luxury Apartments

Hayes Capital Managment

Lafayette Square Apartments

MacArthur Park

Black Lung Lofts

Black Lung Lofts

Koreatown Tower

Cimmarusti Holdings

Alexan Luxury Apartments

Amacon Tower

Black Lung Lofts

Bungalow Conversions

The Reef

Faring Capital Corporate Takeover

Townscape Partners vs Save Sunset

Academy Square Project

Clarett West and DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners

Palladium-Hollywood Project

Takeover & Rezoning

Villa Carlotta Bliss, LLC (Gidi Cohen)

Crossroads of the World

About

The Coalition to Preserve L.A. is underwritten, in large part, by AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a $1.3 billion non-profit whose legions of doctors and nurses are caring for more than 590,000 HIV/AIDS patients in 35 countries. 
   
AHF also takes on social justice and fairness issues unrelated to AIDS. In the U.S., AHF is sponsoring ballot measures that aim to remove the Confederate flag from the Mississippi state flag and to lower high pharmacy costs in California and Ohio.
   
No funds granted for the care of AIDS patients are spent on the organization's ballot campaigns. AHF raises its own advocacy funds to tackle social justice and fairness issues, which are in harmony with its mission. That mission is "cutting-edge medicine and advocacy regardless of ability to pay."
   
Now, AHF has set its sights on real estate developer control of fundamental processes at L.A. City Hall that, in fact, belong to the people. That unfair developer control has destroyed neighborhood character, created outrageous traffic congestion, wiped out thousands of net units of affordable housing and directly fed into L.A.'s spike in homelessness. 

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