You have chance Nov. 6 to make housing more scarce & costly


You have chance Nov. 6 to make housing more scarce & costly

2018-06-22T23:25:05+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, National Updates|

“It’s called the California Local Rent Control Initiative.

In reality it should be called Accelerate California’s Homeless Problem Act.

We will be voting on Nov. 6 on whether to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rent Control Act enacted by the legislature in 1995. In a nutshell it prohibits local jurisdictions from imposing rent control on housing units first occupied after Feb. 1, 1995. It also requires any city that has rent control in place to allow landlords the right to increase rents to the market rate when a tenant moves out. Passage of the ballot measure would mean those restrictions on the rent control authority of local jurisdictions would be lifted.”

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