Industry Updates

La Councilmember Proposing Vacancy Tax on Empty Units Amid Housing Crisis

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin will propose a vacancy tax Tuesday. The so-called Empty House Penalty would impose a fee on landlords with empty units. The 2010 Census found more than 200,000 housing units in Los Angeles County sitting empty, more than triple the amount needed [...]

June 11th, 2019|

How California’s Big Plans to Address Housing Affordability Crashed

In a series of dramatic committee hearings and last-minute decisions in Sacramento, three major housing bills were blocked or whittled to a husk. Their demise came at the hands of engaged homeowner activists from predominantly suburban communities, real estate lobbies and after a lack of intervention from Gov. Gavin Newsom [...]

June 11th, 2019|

Rent Cap Bill Approved in California Assembly

A proposal to place a cap on rent hikes statewide was approved in the California Assembly late Wednesday and will now advance into the Senate—with major changes to appease a powerful group of realtors. The Mercury News reports that “because of an 11th-hour handshake deal” with the California Association of Realtors, the [...]

June 11th, 2019|

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Diego Medina, AAGLA Member since 1997

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Gladys Lamping
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