Councilperson calls on LA to buy apartment building with COVID-19 funds

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Los Angeles Councilperson Gil Cedillo is calling for the city to buy an apartment building with $46 million in federal coronavirus relief funds.

The goal, he said, is to protect tenants from rent hikes in the 124-unit building.

"I recognize it’s extraordinary, but these are extraordinary times," Cedillo said.

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