The Saddleback Inn, back in the day
I received an anonymous tip today advising that the residents of Santa Ana’s Saddleback Inn have received 60-day eviction notices.
The tip blamed the City of Santa Ana and the landlord, insinuating that they are both working against these residents, who are poor and don’t have a lot of options available to them.
I called Karen Haluza, at the Santa Ana Planning Department, and she said that the issue at hand is a law that has been on the books for over ten years. The law stipulates that if residents at a Motel or Hotel stay for over thirty days, then that facility is in violation of the law. Continue reading