Someone asked me that the other day, and it’s actually something I struggled with for a long time. I am evicted as of March 31, and I am in wracking agony and fear. I have no place to go, and no one to help me move. But the other side, the landlord’s rights, is important … Read more
Photo of 90-day Eviction Notice Pretty scary, huh? I can tell, you my heart beat a mile a minute when I saw this on my door. I’ve lived at 2965 Waverly Drive, Apartment 6, for … Read more
In 2016 HUD decided that it’s discrimination not to rent to someone with a criminal record. If you’re a felon, the landlord has to rent to you. But if you have an eviction on your record, the city, state, AND the federal government allow you to be discriminated against for years! No apartment for years! … Read more
Recently, you may have noticed the odd piece of grammar, and my reluctance to use proper names, with the substitution of nonsensical ones. Sorry about that! Only the names have been changed. This will continue for a period of time and then we’ll be back to normal. Meanwhile, you can trust that every photo and … Read more
We weren’t targeting a business. a restaurant, or even Vicky Mense. We were just asserting our civil right to peacefully protest, which includes urging actions. It doesn’t matter to us who owns that restaurant: what matters are the grievances the tenants continue to have at 2965 Waverly Drive.. Which is owned by Steven Taylor and Vicky Mense.
Obviously, Yes on 10 will pass in Los Angeles. With 64% renters, according to LA Curbed (it was just 54% in 2017, they wrote!) it’s a shoo-in. And we’re no dummies: rent fees are ENORMOUS in Los Angeles – most of your income for many folks. And it appears that lawmakers agree: the Los Angeles … Read more
Although we have been quiet here of late on Waverly Drive, we have been buzzing behind the scenes. We had our first action! (That is renter/union lingo for taking it to the streets.) We had a protest, in Beverly Hills of all places! Taylor Equities is the name on the sign in front, and on … Read more
We recently discovered that We Are Not Alone. In fact, Taylor Equities (nee Ness Properties) owns at least 44 multi-family buildings (apartments) and even a couple of business locations. (Taylor has recently hired a new management company: Los Angeles Property Management Group. Is this an admission that he is a lousy landlord, or is he … Read more