LA County eviction protections extended

The board's action keeps in place existing protections against “no-fault” evictions through March 31 -- protections that had been set to expire at the end of January.

LA’s new ‘mansion tax’ faces legal challenge

Measure ULA, also known as the “mansion tax” was approved by voters in November, which adds a 4% tax on home sales between $5 million and $10 million, and adds a 5.5% tax on sales above $10 million.