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Archive for January, 2020

The CPI is Arcane and Illegitimate! By – Michael Millman, Attorney

Posted on 01. Jan, 2020 by .

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Below is an open letter to Robert Cage, Assistant Commissioner of the U.S. Department of Labor regarding the Consumer Price Index AND … Mr. Cage’s response.

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The Current CPI is Illegitimate! By – Michael Millman, Attorney

Posted on 01. Nov, 2019 by .

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Below is an open letter sent to Richard Holden, the Regional Operations Director of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dear Mr. Holden: Several years ago, I posted a note to your office.  I complained that the CPI for Los Angeles/Long Beach addressed and tracked only “pure consumer products” and failed to address, evaluate or […]

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Renter’s Safety Net Takes a Beating! By – Michael Millman, Attorney

Posted on 01. Aug, 2019 by .

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Below is an open letter sent to Liam Dillon of the Los Angeles Times. Dear Sir: Thank you for your interesting article.  Unfortunately, it is very incomplete. Rent Stabilization (Rent Control) is a very complex, difficult and complicated subject. Let’s start at the beginning.  Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, Santa Monica and West Hollywood have, by […]

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Open Letter to All Politicians Regarding Current Evictions and Section 8 By – Michael Millman, Attorney

Posted on 01. Nov, 2018 by .

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Oppose – Free Attorneys to all Eviction Cases Let’s start at the beginning.  Six years ago, our good friend, Mike Feuer, and others passed a state law called the Shriver Act.  It provided to all indigent tenants the absolute right to an attorney – to be paid for by the County.  This program runs from […]

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VOTE NO ON PROPOSITION 10 – Repeal of 1995 Costa Hawkins Fair Housing Act by – Michael Millman

Posted on 01. Oct, 2018 by .

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The below is an open letter, written by Attorney Michael Millman. [AOA:  The following will not happen when we defeat Proposition 10!] Dear Members and Friends: Over the last 40 years, studies conducted by the Rand Corporation, and most recently, Stanford University, have confirmed and verified that RENT CONTROL IS NOT THE SOLUTION FOR PROMOTING […]

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