"The Sacramento Bee Voter Guide asked the candidates for California Governor where they stand on rent control. Of the 6 leading candidates Newsom, Villaragosa, Chiang and Eastin have all said that they are in favor or rent control. Only Allen and Cox have said that they are against rent control. For more details, please see the Sacramento Bee Voter [...]
To: Joe Mathews From: Franz Kafka "I keep hearing Californians calling your state’s housing crisis Kafkaesque. You are far too kind. I never imagined a nightmare this cruel, absurd, and surreal. I don’t know how I got to California. But I appeared here some weeks ago, in the form of an insect, like my protagonist [...]
Dear AAGLA Members, Below are excerpts from a September 12, 2017 Opinion piece in the Los Angeles Daily News: The Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees last week slapped down member Scott Svonkin over fellow member Andra Hoffman’s allegation that Svonkin was bullying her. In a Sept. 6 meeting, the trustees voted 6-1 to deliver [...]
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 be sure to vote NO on Measure BH.
A number of cities big and small in Southern California are taking steps to identify seismically vulnerable buildings for the first time in a generation
Thank you to our West-Side members (WeHo, Cuvler City, SaMo, and the neighboring cities) who came to our first event of the year! We would like to thank our special guests, West Hollywood Councilmember and former Mayor, Lindsey Horvath; Candidate for Board of Equalization 2018 3rd District, Cheryl Turner, ; and our sponsor for the evening, Alpha [...]
Today is a great day for the multifamily housing industry. An Assembly bill introduced by Richard Bloom
On January 11, 2018, the California legislature will be voting to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act.
Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court Against the City of Los Angeles to Protect Privacy of Tenants and Rental Property Owners
The lawsuit, filed in Federal Court seeks relief from the City’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) that mandates a tenant rental registry and disclosure of sensitive