PASADENA, Texas (KTRK) -- Just days after Christmas, a Pasadena family lost everything in an apartment fire. The fire happened Friday around 10:30 a.m. at an apartment complex on Westside Drive. The family who lived inside wasn't home at the time, but two dogs and several other pets were killed in the fire. "When I [...]
"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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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.
This Article was originally published and it is courtesy of our national partners, NAA. Visit www.naahq.org for more information. House and Senate conferees on December 15 released the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Lawmakers hope to approve the final package early next week, with the House scheduled to vote on Tuesday, and send it to President Trump for [...]
Thank you to all of our members who have filled out our survey and letting us know about the issues you are experiencing. Last week, The Los Angeles Board of Public works held a
A declaration of intent to gather signatures for a ballot initiative to repeal Costa-Hawkins has been submitted to the State of California.
The LA City Council has officially extended the Ordinance reporting deadline for buildings 100,000 SF or greater to December 1, 2017, providing building owners with additional time to comply.