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EPA calls Page Mill Properties 'predatory'

Original post made on Mar 2, 2009

After almost a year of litigation, most of which the city has lost, the East Palo Alto City Council passed a resolution Tuesday night that was critical of Page Mill Properties use of a public employee pension fund to finance the purchases of apartment buildings in the city.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 3:47 PM

Comments (5)

Posted by
a resident of Southgate
on Mar 2, 2009 at 9:35 am

Page Mil Properties is no angel here they increase rent by $500. or $600. per month without notice, issue a 3 day notice on the 5th, then place an EVICTION on families credit reports ensuring no one will ever rent to them again! Page Mil Properties turns loyal paying customers, Men, Women, & Children into permanent homeless. [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff.]

Posted by Chris Lund
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:04 am

Please visit Web Link for updates on the controversy surrounding Page Mill.

Posted by Chris Owens
a resident of another community
on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:01 am

I am amazed by the above post. I lived in this community and had my rent increased as well but it NEEDED to happen. I saw the community change as Page Mill took over. It was safer, cleaner and a quieter place to live. I would rather pay the extra money and live somewhere safe. The above post would make it appear that they are just running around evicting people. NOT HAPPENING! If they are evicting it is for good reason. You get evicted when you deal drugs, trash the community or DON'T PAY YOUR RENT! Permanent Homeless...Whatever

a resident of East Palo Alto
on Sep 6, 2009 at 1:45 pm

There had been some great changes in what Page Mill Property did for East Palo Alto,but the rent increase had hurt many of elders, family ect...ect... There are those who been living here for than a decade or two only to be force to move because of the rent increase. To see others come and go because of the high rent that is bieng force to those who want to live here. Page Mill Property had made this a monopoly only to gain wealth on our expence.

Posted by EPA Entrepreneur
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Sep 22, 2015 at 1:33 pm

There IS a place where you can avoid crime, poverty, loud music at night, people you don't want to live with, people who don't want to live with you, families and elders who're being victimized economically. There is a place you can pay extra to get all of these amenities, plus a better grade of housing.

That place is called Palo Alto!

Move there!

--You, Chris Owens! We're all sure you can.

Plus, any company worth its salt in their business knows exactly what they're doing, and everyone knows they're doing it for money! Just like a Louisiana Plantation company knows what its doing.

Common people--citizens of the United States--should not need legal recourses to live their lives, and to feed their families. And there are hills aplenty in the bay area to "gentrify", and to "redevelop"--these hills are empty. Choose one, and leave the marginalized citizens of a small town alone. This isn't New England, or Chicago, but East Palo Alto; you can't just stop working at the Mill one day and start working in the meat packing factory the next, or the furniture workshop.

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