Twelve homeowners are losing their homes and life possessions under the most horrific conditions. In the wealthy suburb of Rolling Hills Estates, California nestled among California’s most wealthy citizens is a disaster of a landslide.
Heavy rains have plagued the California region this year making way for unstable conditions for some homeowners.
As the inquiry into the cause of a slow-moving landslide that has rendered twelve homes uninhabitable continues, officials in Rolling Hills Estates are anticipated to declare a state of emergency on Tuesday.
— L.A. County Fire Department (@LACoFDPIO) July 9, 2023
Today, #RHE City Council, @SupJaniceHahn @LACAssessor @LACOFD Chief Marrone visited Peartree Lane. The Assessor pledged support to affected residents by reassessing property values & lowering/eliminating their property tax. We thank our County partners for their assistance. pic.twitter.com/KCCJrE42pR
— Greg Grammer (@CMofRHE) July 11, 2023
According to officials, ten of those red-tagged homes on Peartee Lane were actively shifting and progressively crumbling into the canyon below.
Residents had to be evacuated immediately on Saturday after the soil started to noticeably shift. There were no reported injuries.