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Rental Housing Oversight Commission

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Rental Housing Oversight Commission

The purpose of the Rental Housing Oversight Commission is to safeguard tenants and mobilehome owners from rent increases that are inconsistent with County Code and to assure that landlords and mobilehome park owners receive fair return on rents consistent with the County’s procedures and guidelines by hearing, making determinations, and resolving appeals of decisions made by the County.

VACANT Commissioner

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Odest T. Riley Jr. Commissioner

Commissioner Odest T. Riley, Jr. was appointed by 2nd District Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. Riley serves as CEO & Principal of WLM Financial, a privately-held, full-service real estate firm where he specializes in consulting and advisory services for education, governmental, and non-profit organizations throughout Southern California. His practice encompasses a broad spectrum of transactional disciplines; including transaction negotiations, tenant buy-outs, relocations, lease restructure and marketing. He is an expert in strategizing market analysis and team building. Riley has spent the last decade providing clients with multifamily real estate consultations and expertise to achieve desired goals. He presently holds the position of Housing advisory Commissioner for his beloved city, Inglewood. 

KeAndra D. Cylear Dodds Commissioner

Commissioner Dodds was appointed by 3rd District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. For over a decade, Commissioner Dodds has dedicated her career to the creation and preservation of affordable housing, improving access to transit, healthy environments and economic opportunities, and developing policies that foster social equity. She currently works as the Executive Officer, Equity and Race at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Most recently, she worked as the Manager of Preservation at the Los Angeles County Development Authority, where she oversaw all the county’s affordable housing preservation and homeownership programs and led the development of several county tenant protection ordinances, including the rental housing oversight commission ordinance. She has also served as the Transportation and Housing Deputy for Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and began her career as a housing attorney at the Western Center on Law and Poverty in Los Angeles. 

Teri Lyn Harrington Commissioner

Commissioner Harrington was appointed by 4th District Supervisor Janice Hahn.  She began her professional and public service career with the Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor as a Deputy Assessor.  After five years with the Assessor’s Office, she became a Senior Property Tax Specialist (agent) with the Law Firm Assessment Counselling Services for 22 years until retirement in December, 2016.  In her career as a Property Tax Agent, Commissioner Harrington has testified before the Assessment Appeals Board in over 1,500 appeals.  She also represented taxpayers before the Los Angeles County Auditor Controller and Tax Collector involving a variety of property tax issues.  Commissioner Harrington is the founder and President of a small non-profit cat rescue, South Bay Cats, that partners with Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control in finding homes for unwanted and abandoned cats and kittens in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. 

VACANT Commissioner

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VACANT Commissioner

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ODEST T. RILEY JR. Commissioner

Commissioner Odest T. Riley, Jr. was appointed by 2nd District Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. Riley serves as CEO & Principal of WLM Financial, a privately-held, full-service real estate firm where he specializes in consulting and advisory services for education, governmental, and non-profit organizations throughout Southern California. His practice encompasses a broad spectrum of transactional disciplines; including transaction negotiations, tenant buy-outs, relocations, lease restructure and marketing. He is an expert in strategizing market analysis and team building. Riley has spent the last decade providing clients with multifamily real estate consultations and expertise to achieve desired goals. He presently holds the position of Housing advisory Commissioner for his beloved city, Inglewood. 

KEANDRA D. CYLEAR DODDS Commissioner

Commissioner Dodds was appointed by 3rd District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. For over a decade, Commissioner Dodds has dedicated her career to the creation and preservation of affordable housing, improving access to transit, healthy environments and economic opportunities, and developing policies that foster social equity. She currently works as the Executive Officer, Equity and Race at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Most recently, she worked as the Manager of Preservation at the Los Angeles County Development Authority, where she oversaw all the county’s affordable housing preservation and homeownership programs and led the development of several county tenant protection ordinances, including the rental housing oversight commission ordinance. She has also served as the Transportation and Housing Deputy for Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and began her career as a housing attorney at the Western Center on Law and Poverty in Los Angeles. 

TERI LYN HARRINGTON Commissioner

Commissioner Harrington was appointed by 4th District Supervisor Janice Hahn.  She began her professional and public service career with the Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor as a Deputy Assessor.  After five years with the Assessor’s Office, she became a Senior Property Tax Specialist (agent) with the Law Firm Assessment Counselling Services for 22 years until retirement in December, 2016.  In her career as a Property Tax Agent, Commissioner Harrington has testified before the Assessment Appeals Board in over 1,500 appeals.  She also represented taxpayers before the Los Angeles County Auditor Controller and Tax Collector involving a variety of property tax issues.  Commissioner Harrington is the founder and President of a small non-profit cat rescue, South Bay Cats, that partners with Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control in finding homes for unwanted and abandoned cats and kittens in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. 

VACANT Commissioner

Vacant

Minutes & Forms

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