Six months in the making. KCET”s SoCal Connected reveals the truth about LA’s highest paid official, the $450,000-a-year Rudy Montiel, who was fired Monday as head of the city’s public housing agency, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles.
Hundreds of documents were obtained under the California Public Records and dozens of people were interviewed on and off the record to produce a shocking story of abuses.
Here’s the promo from the KCET website:
Rudolf “Rudy” Montiel is out. The former head of
the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles had enjoyed a fat-cat
employment package while overseeing the agency responsible for providing
shelter to L.A.’s most vulnerable residents. Now he’s at the center of
controversy, but he may not be alone.
For this latest installment of our series investigating how city
agencies have been spending (or misspending) taxpayer dollars, we spent
six months reviewing documents of HACLA’s leaders. You may be shocked to
find out where the money’s going.