Dear Neighbors,

I am honored to serve Council District Four as your Councilmember. From Sherman Oaks to Hollywood, Griffith Park to the Miracle Mile, the Fourth Council District is full of vibrant neighborhoods and iconic landmarks, but most importantly, residents that care about their community and its future.

My website is a great place to discover what’s going on in our district and at City Hall, and let me know about the issues that concern you and your neighbors most. You can also follow me on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for up-to-date news and an inside look at the work we’re doing to make Council District Four an even better place to live.

As always, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Sincerely,
DAVID E. RYU
Assistant Council President Pro Tempore
Councilmember
District Four

The Latest

PRESS RELEASE: City Attorney Blocks Citywide Rent Freeze, Councilmember Ryu to Reintroduce

LOS ANGELES - After yesterday’s 11-hour Council meeting on the Coronavirus pandemic resulted in no freeze on  rent increases, Councilmember Ryu announced he would be reintroducing the motion, and called today for the item to be voted on at the next Council meeting. Councilmember Ryu’s motion to freeze rent increases across the City of Los Angeles, seconded by Councilmember Mike Bonin, was blocked by the City Attorney’s office, which claimed the item was not urgent enough to be voted on during the meeting.

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COUNCILMEMBER RYU STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S MORTGAGE RELIEF ANNOUNCEMENT

LOS ANGELES - Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that four of the nation’s largest banks would temporarily stop collecting mortgage payments for homeowners in the State of California, as news emerged that more than one million Californian’s had filed for unemployment. An additional 200 local banks and credit unions also agreed to suspend mortgage collection. Councilmember Ryu, who on Monday called on the Governor to suspend rent and mortgage payments, among other actions, released the following statement:

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STATEMENT: COUNCILMEMBER RYU CALLS FOR WEEKEND CLOSURE OF RUNYON CANYON & LAKE HOLLYWOOD PARKS

LOS ANGELES - Today, Councilmember Ryu, chair of the City Council Committee on Parks, called on the City’s Department of Recreation and Parks to close Runyon Canyon Park and Lake Hollywood Park on weekends in order to ensure physical distancing and public health during the Coronavirus pandemic. Public health experts urge everyone to maintain at least six feet of physical distance from one another in order to slow the spread of the virus, but recent weekend crowd sizes at the parks have made compliance near impossible.

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