Palmer/Sixth Street Properties, L.P. v. City of LA, No. B206102 - California Case Law
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Palmer/Sixth Street Properties, L.P. v. City of LA, No. B206102

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.          

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Appellate Information
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

Judges
Before SUZUKAWA, J., WILLHITE, Acting P.J., MANELLA, J.
Opinion by SUZUKAWA, J.

Counsel
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.