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L.A. Renters Facing Big Hikes Could Get Help from the City

Los Angeles will cushion the blow of rent hikes for some tenants facing big increases, under a new program approved Wednesday at City Hall. The Emergency Renters Relief program is meant to help tenants who are facing “exorbitant” hikes before California implements a new law capping rent increases. Under the program, L.A. will provide payments for [...]

2019-11-01T10:54:21-07:00November 1st, 2019|Advocacy|

Ahead of Renter Protection Law, Reports of an Eviction Rush

Alex Espinoza isn’t sure what next month will look like for his family — where he’ll find work, if his wife will find a seasonal job like the one she has with a local taco truck, where they’ll buy groceries for their 2-year-old daughter and 10-month-old son.  All he knows is that in the [...]

2019-10-29T09:51:13-07:00October 29th, 2019|Advocacy|

Rent Regulations Leading to Less Investment: Report

A survey by the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) has found that a large percentage of multifamily owners, operators and investors are cutting back on investing and developing in the sector, as a result of rent regulation laws being implemented around the U.S. In NMHC’s Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions conducted this month, [...]

2019-10-29T09:46:59-07:00October 29th, 2019|Advocacy|