Industry Updates

California Lawmakers Weaken Plans to Protect Tenants from Big Rent Hikes and Evictions

An effort to temporarily protect California tenants from steep rent hikes cleared a major hurdle in the Legislature on Wednesday, even as other measures meant to insulate renters from the state’s rising housing costs continue to fall short at the Capitol. A bill to cap annual rent hikes statewide at [...]

June 11th, 2019|

Ben Carson Takes AIM at Red Tape Blamed for Soaring Housing Costs

State and local governments are driving up the cost of housing through a web of regulations, industry groups and federal officials say – a situation that’s prompted Housing Secretary Ben Carson to call for new incentives to eliminate the red tape. “Our country is facing serious housing affordability challenges,” Carson said in a [...]

June 11th, 2019|

A $1,800 apartment became a $3,300 corporate rental. Is that bad for housing?

The StayTony Hollywood at Highland is an apartment building that has been adapted to provide some units for corporate and other extended-stay clients. The minimum stay required is 31 days. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times) Last week, an upstart company started providing furnished apartments for business travelers on Franklin [...]

June 11th, 2019|

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Diego Medina, AAGLA Member since 1997

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Gladys Lamping
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