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LA City Council Votes To Ban Landlords From Rejecting Housing Vouchers

(File photo) Currently, 76% of landlords in Los Angeles refuse to accept vouchers, according to a 2018 study by the Urban Institute.
(File photo) Currently, 76% of landlords in Los Angeles refuse to accept vouchers, according to a 2018 study by the Urban Institute.
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Housing vouchers can be a lifeline for people struggling to afford sky-high rents in Los Angeles.

But a recent study found that most landlords in the city won’t even consider renting to someone getting government help to cover their rent. On Tuesday, local lawmakers voted to change that. 

Read more at LAist.com.