Monthly Archives: October 2019

Will the Election Actually Lead to Affordable Housing Solutions?

During this election campaign, we've heard a number of ideas proposed on how to solve the housing crisis in Canada. The Liberals tout that they have plans to build 100,000 affordable units in the next decade, expanding the home buyers incentive and to tax foreign owned properties. The Conservatives focused on cutting regulations for developers, [...]

2019-10-24T10:03:46-07:00October 24th, 2019|Advocacy|

Elementary School Becomes Apartment Building Downtown

KENOSHA — Redeveloping a 118-year-old former elementary school into a luxury-apartment building wasn’t the biggest project of Ryan Douglas’ real estate career. It was, however, the most daunting. Weiskopf Lofts, a 14-unit apartment complex located off Sheridan Road at 812 50th St., is scheduled to hold its open house from 4:30 to 7 p.m. [...]

2019-10-24T10:01:38-07:00October 24th, 2019|Advocacy|

California’s New Statewide Rent Control – What You Need to Know

1. Summary: As expected, California’s legislature passed AB 1482 this week, which imposes statewide rent control, restricting the ability of landlords to terminate certain tenancies without just cause, and further restricting the ability of landlords to increase rent on an annual basis. For those areas already subject to rent control, the new law is [...]

2019-10-24T09:59:41-07:00October 24th, 2019|Advocacy|