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Sun May 26, 2019, 02:26 PM

102-year-old woman's eviction threat sparks investigation, support from Schwarzenegger

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County is investigating whether an eviction notice sent to a 102-year-old woman at her longtime home in Ladera Heights violated temporary renter protections approved by lawmakers last year.

Thelma Smith, 102, has rented in a small complex in an unincorporated area of Ladera Heights for nearly three decades. She received an eviction notice in March, telling her to move out of her Craftsman-style home by the end of June so the landlord’s daughter could move in.
The county’s Department of Consumer and Business Affairs is now investigating whether the eviction notice complied with interim rental protections that the Board of Supervisors approved last fall.

Contacting all the parties involved and gathering information will take several business days, spokesman Keven Chavez said. Evictions can be delayed or stopped if the landlord did not comply with county policies, he said.


News of Smith’s eviction sparked outrage from family, neighbors and friends, including former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who said that she had been “a dear friend for a long time.”

“Imagine doing this to a 102-year-old woman who gave back to the community her whole life,” Schwarzenegger said on Twitter. “It is heartless. Thelma, I’ll be reaching out to help. Landlords, you’ll hear from me too.”


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Skittles May 2019 #1

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Sun May 26, 2019, 04:49 PM

1. thank you Mr. Schwarzenegger

but be advised, your party does cruel things on a daily basis - it is SOP for them

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