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Gentrification in L.A.: It's cruel, and it's inevitable

To the editor: It is sad that hardworking Angelenos are losing their homes as a result of hedge funds and private equity firms buying and upgrading the buildings in which tenants have leased for years. (“Protesting tenants of a Highland Park apartment complex face a mass eviction,” Oct. 9) Unfortunately,...
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