Fagen owes 4 months' rent, faces eviction

Democratic councilman Michael Fagen responds to a presentation

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Democratic councilman Michael Fagen responds to a presentation by an external auditor regarding Long Beach's struggling finances. (Feb. 6, 2012) (Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Long Beach City Councilman Michael Fagen faces possible eviction from his home for allegedly failing to pay more than $12,000 in back rent, court documents state.

Fagen, a councilman since 2009, owes landlord Jason Schatzberg more than four months of rent, according to court papers filed in Long Beach City Court. Fagen rents a home from Schatzberg on Armour Street in the Canals neighborhood...

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