Tag: Long Beach City Council

Renters Day declared in Long Beach

Long Beach activists rallied outside of the city council chambers Tuesday night to bring renter’s rights to the council’s attention. Citizens called for the council to create guidelines for protections for tenants in the city, stating that 60 percent of Long Beach residents are renters. They urged the council to[Read More…]

City Council talks Airbnb in LB

Long Beach City Council is looking to short-term rentals to help alleviate the housing crisis in the city. Officials approved a study Tuesday night to look into methods of regulating the short term rental market, including spaces rented out using Airbnb and similar rental sites. The measure was brought forward[Read More…]

Long Beach Police taking over Metro patrols

Long Beach residents riding the Metro Blue Line will start to notice some familiar badges after the city council approved legislation Tuesday that will give the LB Police Department jurisdiction over the Metro. The council approved the final contract between the Metro Board and LBPD that will replace the current[Read More…]

Housing a hot topic at Long Beach City Council

People interested in addressing Long Beach’s affordable housing policies can inform themselves on the issue while attending the Affordable Housing Study Session on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Long Beach City Hall on West Ocean Blvd. The study session is part of the LB City Council meeting and presented by[Read More…]

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