"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 [...]
"Southern California eviction cases account for more than 60 percent of all eviction court filings in the state, a new study released Wednesday, May 30 shows. Landlords filed 306,537 eviction cases from 2014 through 2016 in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, according to a report by the San Francisco-based tenants rights [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Santa Monica Rent Control Board has agendized an item for their 12/7 meeting to discuss the ability of housing providers to pass through local assessments.
As tired and counter productive Rent Control policies begin to rear its ugly head throughout California, a Stanford Study on the effects of rent control in San Francisco was
A declaration of intent to gather signatures for a ballot initiative to repeal Costa-Hawkins has been submitted to the State of California.
As you may know, in May of this year the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors introduced a motion requesting for a report back to analyze the private rental market
It’s often said laws are like sausage - it’s better not to see them being made. It’s an accurate comparison for those not involved in the