Los Angeles Business Journal - Los Angeles Moves to Legalize Bootlegged Residential Units - LBPM

Los Angeles Business Journal – Los Angeles Moves to Legalize Bootlegged Residential Units

Los Angeles Business Journal – Los Angeles Moves to Legalize Bootlegged Residential Units

Some of the 5,000 bootlegged units across Los Angeles created without a city permit could soon become legal.

The Los Angeles City Council voted 12-0 on Wednesday to approve an ordinance that would permit previously unapproved dwelling units that had been “bootlegged” into multifamily properties. The ordinance provides a path for the legalization of units often created when apartment building owners divided single apartments into multiple dwellings.

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