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California housing is such a surreal nightmare, even Kafka would find it Kafkaesque

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 [...]

2018-05-25T18:40:28+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Advocacy, Beverly Hills, Local Updates, Sacramento News, Stories|

Rent Control is a Lazy Solution with Drastic Unintended Consequences for California’s Housing Crisis

"The basic economic principle of supply and demand means that rent control decreases housing supplies." Click here to continue reading...

2018-05-14T16:08:41+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, National Updates, Stories, Uncategorized|

Santa Monica Rent Control Board – Vacancy De-Control & Surcharges Pass Through

Congratulations to all AAGLA members that attended and/or sent emails to the Santa Monica Rent Control Board for their meeting on March 22nd

2018-03-29T22:26:31+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, Santa Monica, Stories|

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

Congress Releases Tax Cuts and Jobs 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 [...]

Effects of Rent Control Expansion: A Study

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

2017-11-09T23:01:44+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Advocacy, Local Updates, Los Angeles, Sacramento News, Stories|