Trial court order precluding defendant from enforcing an affordable housing ordinance against a mixed use project that is being developed by plaintiff is affirmed where the affordable housing ordinance in question conflicts with, and is preempted by, the vacancy decontrol provisions of the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act.
APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Dzintra Janavs, Judge. Affirmed.
SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION FOUR
Filed July 22, 2009
Before SUZUKAWA, J., WILLHITE, Acting P.J., MANELLA, J.
Opinion by SUZUKAWA, J.
For Plaintiff: Costell & Cornelius Law Corporation, Jeffrey Lee Costell, Alexandre Ian Cornelius, Mitchell E. Rishe, and Sean M. Cronin
For Defendant: Rockard J. Delgadillo, City Attorney, Jeri L. Burge, Assistant City Attorney, Tayo A. Popoola and Michael L. Bostrom, Deputy City Attorneys.