Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This


What LAist Learned At Scene Of Apartment Fire In San Bernardino

Before you read this story...
Dear reader, we're asking for your help to keep local reporting available for all. Your financial support keeps stories like this one free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

This weekend, a fire at an apartment complex in San Bernardino left seven people without a place to live.

Officials said the cause of the fire is undetermined.

It came to my attention because the buildings are part of a vast rental empire I wrote about in an investigation we published last week: Deceit, Disrepair and Death Inside a Southern California Rental Empire.

Support for LAist comes from

I went out today to talk to tenants about conditions at the 22-unit property, which public records show has been cited by the city for numerous violations.

READ MY FULL REPORT: Fire Displaces Residents At San Bernardino Apartments Owned By Subject Of Our Landlord Investigation