PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION

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HELP PROTECT THIS RENT-STABILIZED BUILDING FROM BEING CONVERTED INTO A HOTEL! 

The Los Angeles Department of City Planning needs to hear your voice in support of the residential zoning of the 58-unit Ellison Apartments in Venice. Property owner Lance Robbins is appealing the City's decision that The Ellison is and always has been zoned for residential use not commercial use. Over the past several years The Ellison at 15 Paloma Avenue has been stealthily converted into a non-permitted, unlicensed and unregulated short-term hotel. This de facto hotel has removed 48 affordable housing units (except for 10 longterm tenants hanging on) and replaced Venice locals with a never ending flood of strangers.  

Robbins is now asking the City to legalize this unlawful activity by granting his appeal to convert the Ellison into commercial use in the midst of an LA housing crisis and permanently remove all 58 apartments from the rental market. We cannot allow this to happen. 

Hearing
: West Los Angeles Municipal Building, 2nd floor hearing room, 1645 South Corinth Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90025
Date: September 20, 2018
Time: 9:30 am

Sign our petition to tell the L.A. Department of City Planning to KEEP THE ELLISON zoned as for RESIDENTIAL USE not an illegal hotel!

ALSO, PLEASE CONSIDER SENDING A LETTER TO THE ZOMING ADMINISTRATOR IN SUPPORT OF THE ELLISON TENANTS BY CLICKING HERE 

   

See who else is signing:
Petra Rudisill
James Schurko
Dawn Schaffner
John Dumlao
Jasmine Blake
Sadie Rucker
sammie
Jill McGraw
Dante Perozzi
David Eaton
Richard Bailey
Josh Stein
Kate Adams
Shannon Steckloff
Zoenda McIntosh
Rebecca Lucas
silvia velasquez
Hailey Leonard
Oliver Rossberg
Jason Burks
Rachel Olson
Alexandria Nickerson
Kat Johnson
Joaquin Rivera
Elena Gobber
Craig Delisle
Skyler Mendoz
Kara McGehee
Aaron Deeming
Julien Weiller

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  • Petra Rudisill
    signed 2018-10-14 02:02:19 -0700
  • James Schurko
    signed 2018-09-22 12:17:11 -0700
  • Dawn Schaffner
    signed 2018-09-20 17:09:29 -0700
  • John Dumlao
    signed 2018-09-20 15:56:27 -0700
  • Jasmine Blake
    signed 2018-09-20 08:21:04 -0700
  • Sadie Rucker
    signed 2018-09-20 08:13:55 -0700
  • sammie
    signed 2018-09-20 07:59:36 -0700
  • Jill McGraw
    signed 2018-09-20 07:25:11 -0700
  • Dante Perozzi
    signed 2018-09-20 04:45:28 -0700
  • David Eaton
    signed 2018-09-19 21:53:01 -0700
  • Richard Bailey
    signed 2018-09-19 21:36:15 -0700
  • Josh Stein
    signed 2018-09-19 20:58:30 -0700
    Changing the zoning of this building and removing the Venice residents to make room for a glorified AirBnB, would be a slap in the face to the ever dwindling culture of the city.
  • Kate Adams
    signed 2018-09-19 20:39:59 -0700
  • Shannon Steckloff
    signed 2018-09-19 20:24:54 -0700
  • Zoenda McIntosh
    signed 2018-09-19 20:05:43 -0700
    Please protect the safety of the Ellison residents, and prevent greed and negligence to push people out of their homes.
  • Rebecca Lucas
    signed 2018-09-19 19:25:24 -0700
  • silvia velasquez
    signed 2018-09-19 18:22:08 -0700
  • Hailey Leonard
    signed 2018-09-19 17:43:46 -0700
  • Oliver Rossberg
    signed 2018-09-19 17:41:49 -0700
  • Jason Burks
    signed 2018-09-19 17:24:03 -0700
  • Rachel Olson
    signed 2018-09-19 16:40:28 -0700
  • Alexandria Nickerson
    signed 2018-09-19 16:23:18 -0700
    Venice is for the people not the greed
  • Kat Johnson
    signed 2018-09-19 15:59:05 -0700
    Something must be done! Landlords are taking advantage of tenants and using the marketplace to justify their decisions! People are losing their homes left and right and landlords are pushing them out through dirty practices to create space for a new tenant and charge 4 times (or more) the amount. It’s unlawful. This particular building is not zoned for a hotel but is being used for short term stays. Please take a stand for our community! Enough is enough.
  • Joaquin Rivera
    signed 2018-09-19 14:46:39 -0700
  • Elena Gobber
    signed 2018-09-19 14:22:19 -0700
  • Craig Delisle
    signed 2018-09-19 14:08:09 -0700
  • Skyler Mendoz
    signed 2018-09-19 13:53:26 -0700
  • Kara McGehee
    signed 2018-09-19 13:40:55 -0700
  • Aaron Deeming
    signed 2018-09-19 13:24:36 -0700
  • Julien Weiller
    signed 2018-09-19 12:50:27 -0700