Santa Monica

Morena, Himmelrich and McKeown endorsed by SMRR (Santa Monicans for Renters Rights)

'The first set of official endorsements for the 2018 election season arrived this week with Santa Monicans for Renters Rights announcing their slate in several local races. SMRR endorsed Sue Himmelrich, Keven McKeown and Greg Morena for City Council. For School Board SMRR endorsed Laurie Lieberman, Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein, Craig Foster and Oscar de la Torre. [...]

2018-08-10T08:43:07-07:00August 10th, 2018|Local Updates, Santa Monica|

Rent Control Increase Capped at $60

Santa Monica: "The rent control board has capped rent increases $60 a month following a brief hearing last week. Increases for rent-controlled units are subject to two caps: a percentage and a fixed dollar amount. The percentage is mandated by the city’s rent control rules and is determined by a fixed formula that yielded at [...]

2018-06-27T17:08:08-07:00June 27th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, Santa Monica|

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 [...]