Industry Updates

New York’s new rent law could wind up killing rent control

By passing drastically tougher rent laws this June, the Legislature may have accidentally doomed rent control altogether. At the least, it’s prompted a federal lawsuit that could raises major constitutional issues. Individual property owners and two groups, the Community Housing Improvement Program (or CHIP) and the city Rent Stabilization Association [...]

July 23rd, 2019|

Has Gavin Newsom Made Progress on His Pledge to Boost California’s Housing Supply?

On the campaign trail, Gavin Newsom promised to rapidly expand California's housing supply, saying he would "lead the effort to develop 3.5 million new housing units" by 2025 to address the state's affordable housing crisis. Two years ago, as lieutenant governor, he wrote on Medium, "Simply put, we're experiencing a [...]

July 23rd, 2019|

SF Close to Cutting Fees for Affordable Projects and Apartments in Backyards, Garages

Legislation to get more affordable housing built and to encourage in-law apartments in people’s backyards and garages to deal with the city’s housing crisis gained traction Thursday. The city’s Government Audit and Oversight Committee unanimously approved a bill Mayor London Breed introduced in February that would cut the building-inspection fees faced [...]

July 23rd, 2019|

“I’ve saved over $5,000 on maintenance and repairs this year alone. The membership pays for itself.”

Diego Medina, AAGLA Member since 1997

This is a great organization I’m proud to be part of it, they provide very useful information to property apartment owners, they have a monthly magazine which is very informative they just celebrated their 100 years anniversary. Congrats!

Gladys Lamping
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