California’s war of words continues over Proposition 10 and the possibility of expanding rent control in the state, with business interests and veterans of actual wars coming out against the measure.

Proposition 10, which will be up for a vote on California’s November ballot, would eliminate the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and grant California cities broad new authority to place rent control restrictions on private property. However, Proposition 10’s ultimate effect on housing would vary from city to city.

On Wednesday, the Bay Area Council [BAC], a policy lobbying group consisting of 300-plus Bay Area businesses like Wells Fargo, Facebook, Genentech, and the Golden State Warriors to name a few, voted to oppose Proposition 10.”

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