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City Report Shows More than Half of WeHo Residents Are ‘Rent-Burdened’

City Report Shows More than Half of WeHo Residents Are ‘Rent-Burdened’

In West Hollywood, where renters make up almost 80% of the population, more than half of them are “rent burdened,” meaning they spend...

Mon, Nov 13, 2017 with 5 Comments
Sunset Boulevard ‘Belltower’ Project Draws Praise and Criticism

Sunset Boulevard ‘Belltower’ Project Draws Praise and Criticism

Members of the city's Design Review Subcommittee lauded the project's design while some of its neighbors criticized it harshly.

Fri, Nov 10, 2017 with 8 Comments
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal in WeHo Affordable Housing Lawsuit

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal in WeHo Affordable Housing Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court today announced that it will not consider an appeal from a West Hollywood property owner that could have effectively...

Mon, Oct 30, 2017 with 4 Comments
OPINION: When It Comes to Hotels, It’s All About Location, and WeHo Has Many

OPINION: When It Comes to Hotels, It’s All About Location, and WeHo Has Many

In hotels as in real estate, one simple axiom applies: location, location, location! And if the booming hotel construction in West...

Wed, Oct 18, 2017 with 3 Comments
WeHo Ranks 18th Among 88 Los Angeles  Cities in Property Value Increase

WeHo Ranks 18th Among 88 Los Angeles Cities in Property Value Increase

Property values in West Hollywood have increased 8.3% since last year, the fourth highest rate of increase in all of Los Angeles...

Mon, Oct 16, 2017 with 1 Comment
Faring Plans to Integrate French Market into Its Project on Santa Monica Boulevard at Laurel

Faring Plans to Integrate French Market into Its Project on Santa Monica Boulevard at Laurel

Renovating and incorporating the French Market building into the office project addresses the desires of some to preserve the LGBT...

Mon, Oct 16, 2017 with 12 Comments
L.A. Conservancy’s Appeal of 9080 Santa Monica Blvd. Ruling Goes to Court on Oct. 24

L.A. Conservancy’s Appeal of 9080 Santa Monica Blvd. Ruling Goes to Court on Oct. 24

The Los Angeles Conservancy’s appeal of a judge’s decision to reject its challenge to the City of West Hollywood’s approval of the...

Fri, Oct 13, 2017 with 4 Comments
OPINION: Cast a Giant Shadow?

OPINION: Cast a Giant Shadow?

The “Sunset Tower” at 9034 Sunset Blvd. Not Jeff Klein’s Sunset Tower Hotel, a truly historic landmark, but the latest proposal for a...

Fri, Oct 13, 2017 with 11 Comments
U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Monday Could Have Impact on WeHo’s Affordable Housing

U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Monday Could Have Impact on WeHo’s Affordable Housing

UPDATE: The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to carry over its decision on this matter to its Friday meeting. The U.S. Supreme Court on...

Fri, Oct 06, 2017 with 9 Comments
The Sunset Tower? Another One Is Planned for Sunset Boulevard

The Sunset Tower? Another One Is Planned for Sunset Boulevard

The Charles Company is proposing to build a 19-story hotel topped with a helicopter landing pad on Sunset Boulevard next to the Marriott...

Fri, Oct 06, 2017 with 17 Comments
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