Craig Fiegener

LA Coucilmember Says Hollywood Building Owner is Slumlord

September 12, 2018 - 3:50 pm

(KNX 1070) -- A Los Angeles councilmember says a Hollywood building owner is a slumlord and he’s vowing to shut him down. 

“He is the stereotypical slumlord,” says Hollywood Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell, following a raid Wednesday on the building owned by Mehdi Bolour.

Police say they uncovered serious code violations and detained more than 50 people living illegally in a rundown commercial building.

The Los Angeles Police Department says they detained people in a big pre-dawn raid in Hollywood Wednesday morning.  


Police detained more than 50 people who were living there.

They say they’re investigating potential drug, firearms, and housing code violations.