APARTMENT ASSOC. OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY, INC. v. CITY OF LOS ANGELES, S082645
A city ordinance imposing an inspection fee on private landlords for slum conditions does not violate article XIII D of the California Constitution (article XIII D), added by initiative measure, Proposition 218, in 1996.
- Decided 01/08/2001
- Published 01/08/2001
Supreme Court of California
California Apartment Law Information Foundation, Trevor Grimm and Craig Mordoh, Los Angeles, for Plaintiffs and Appellants., Sharon L. Browne, Sacramento, and Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr., for Pacific Legal Foundation as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Plaintiffs and Appellants.
James K. Hahn, City Attorney, Pedro B. Echeverria, Chief Assistant City Attorney, Ronald Tuller, Assistant City Attorney, and Miguel A. Dager, Deputy City Attorney, for Defendant and Respondent., Hart, King & Coldren, Robert S. Coldren and C. William Dahlin, Santa Ana, for Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, James P. Clark, Joel M. Tantalo; Western Center on Law & Poverty, Richard Rothschild; Bet Tzedek Legal Services and Lauren Saunders, Los Angeles, for the Los Angeles Blue Ribbon Citizens' Committee on Slum Housing, Bet Tzedek Legal Services, the Inner City Law Center, Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Legal Services of Northern California, Los Angeles Housing Law Project, Public Counsel, San Fernando Valley Neighborhood Legal Services, Western Center on Law and Poverty, Esperanza Community Housing Corporation, Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing, Southern California Mutual Housing Association, the Coalition for Economic Survival, Inquilinos Unidos, the St. Francis Center, the Fair Housing Congress of Southern California and SEIU Local 347 as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent., Richard Doyle, City Attorney (San Jose), George Rios, Assistant City Attorney, and Robert Fabela, Deputy City Attorney, for the City of San Jose, the California State Association of Counties and the California Association of Sanitation Agencies as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.