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Measure requiring LA hotels to provide rooms to the homeless

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A measure that would require hotels in Los Angeles to place unhoused people in vacant rooms and the city to consider its affordable housing needs before approving new hotel developments will appear on the March 2024 ballot. What You Need To Know The initiative received more than 126,000 signatures and was …

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Committee seeks homeless housing agreement with Cecil Hotel

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A motion for the city of Los Angeles to enter into a master lease with the downtown Cecil Hotel for a permanent housing program to address homelessness advanced in the Homeless and Poverty Committee on Thursday. The hotel, a historic building which has attracted public fascination for its sordid past, was …

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Chattanooga planning board backs zoning change to rebuild, reopen Lamar’s hotel and restaurant

Planners back zoning to build back Lamar’s The advisory planning board for the city of Chattanooga voted Monday to support zoning changes sought to rebuild and reopen Lamar’s hotel and restaurant on ML King Boulevard. The Chattanooga/Hamilton County Regional Commission voted to support requests for both the hotel site and a nearby parking lot to …

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US proposes increased refund protections for air travelers

The Transportation Department is proposing to require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedule is changed significantly or the airline makes major changes to their itinerary. What You Need To Know The proposed rule announced Wednesday would require airlines to give refunds if their departure or arrival time changes by three hours …

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DOT proposed stricter rules for airlines involving passenger refunds

Passengers on Spirit Airlines deplane at St. Louis Lambert International Airport on May 27, 2021. The Transportation Department proposed new rules on Wednesday connected with passenger compensation for delayed or canceled flights. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt / UPI | License Photo Aug. 4 (UPI) – Sparked by rising passenger complaints over compensation for delayed …

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