Montebello Settles with Developer Ove...

Montebello Settles with Developer Over Controversial Housing Project

There are 2 comments on the story from Jan 10, 2013, titled Montebello Settles with Developer Over Controversial Housing Project. In it, reports that:

City officials in Montebello announced Thursday that a developer has agreed to repay the city $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit over a proposed affordable housing project that became a flashpoint for questions about political corruption and mismanagement in the troubled city.

Ku and Associates was awarded $1.3 million in federal funds by the city in 2008. Danny Ku had pledged to build affordable housing along fading Whittier Boulevard. The project was never built, but city officials recorded it as being completed in a federal database.

Ku's lawyer, Doreen Mercado added that "Danny Ku did not do anything wrong" and he is "a world-renowned architect and developer and the city of Montebello should support him." The City Council vote to resolve the lawsuit, she said, "is a start."

Join the discussion below, or

“Hilltop Park Above All”

Since: Sep 08

Montebello, CA

#1 Jan 10, 2013
Does this end the Ku affair? Stay tuned.
Trash talk

United States

#3 Jan 15, 2013
Who forged the signatures?
Montebello and HUD (MAY) get their money back but not their significant costs???

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Montebello Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News UCLA FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Neuheisel says Prince w... (Sep '10) 1 hr Truth_Hurts01 32,606
Fake Pennies Placed By Bank Worth $1,000 Each 2 hr Dave 2
LMSA Soccer (Feb '10) 3 hr Davis 6,873
Christina Cortez and her people (Jan '16) Tue The REAL Truth Be... 11
Montebello City Council Meeting NOV 30 Mon Reality 8
News Coalition formed to back Washington Boulevard f... (Dec '13) Dec 5 Smith Straightin 19
$4 Million Gift for Minasian Dec 2 Your Name can onl... 18

Montebello Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Montebello Mortgages