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Sacramento Bee Voter Guide

"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 [...]

Cheryl Turner for Board of Equalization 2018: 3rd District

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 [...]

Mexico earthquake devastation spurs California cities to action, despite the costs

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

Update on the City of Los Angeles’ Trash Hauling Monopoly – recycLA

Details of the Press Conference and the Committee on Energy, Climate Change and Environmental Justice Hearing Held on February 6, 2018

2018-02-17T21:36:19+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, Los Angeles|

‘A hot mess’ — Council members trash the rollout of L.A.’s recycling program

Frustration with Los Angeles' new recycling program boiled over at City Hall on Tuesday, with council members grilling trash company executives and calling for

2018-02-07T18:06:20+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, Los Angeles|

Swings in Downtown Vacancy Rate Hold Lessons for the Entire Region

"...swings in the housing market may put some on edge — stirring up concerns ranging from gentrification to a cooling economy — but they can also be instructive."

2018-02-01T02:27:41+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, Los Angeles|

AB 1506 is Defeated in Committee. Costa-Hawkins is Saved…

Today is a great day for the multifamily housing industry. An Assembly bill introduced by Richard Bloom

Costa Hawkins: VOTE NO on AB1506

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