“Another local rent control effort has come up short on the required number of signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

On Monday, the Glendale City Clerk deemed 4,000 signatures collected by the Glendale Tenants Union (GTU) “insufficient.”

The GTU, which needed 10,529 valid signatures to qualify for the general election, is the latest to fall short in attempts to force a rent control initiative onto a local ballot.

‘That Glendale, Long Beach, Inglewood and Pasadena were all ‘insufficient’ in their signature collection efforts is far more of an indictment of the voter-led initiative process itself,’ GTU member Mike Van Gorder said in a prepared statement.”

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