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Zoning Enforcement: New V. Existing Construction, Immigration And Cheap Labor
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August 30, 2012, 01:27 PM
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I only now noticed this dichotomy:

Zoning laws regarding new construction are fanatically enforced where rich white liberals live (witness the struggles of George Lucas in Marin Country and The Edge in Malibu to build on their own land). But zoning laws regarding existing construction are much less enforced in adjacent areas where poor illegal immigrants live.

On paper, it`s illegal to have six men sleeping in bunks in your garage in southeast Hollywood, but rich white liberals in Hancock Park want cheap servants, so the laws aren`t enforced. But, just try to build in Hancock Park ...