Ventura City Council Unanimously Passes Anti-Eviction Ordinance

 The Ventura City Council unanimously passed an emergency eviction ordinance on Monday, joining more than two dozen California cities in halting “no-cause” evictions until Jan. 1, when a new statewide tenant-protection law takes effect. Advocacy groups are reporting a rise in evictions ahead of the law, which will ban evictions without a “just cause” [...]

2019-12-04T12:39:10-08:00December 4th, 2019|Rent Control, Ventura County|

Property Owners Want Emergency Hearing to Block New Landlord Registry Ordinance

Lawyers for the Metropolitan Omaha Property Owner's Association wants a judge to order a temporary injunction against the city's new landlord registry ordinance. It takes effect Jan. 1. "This is kind of a more drastic step, an unusual step in a litigation process," said MOPOA's lawyer, Jason Bruno. Bruno said it's a needed step [...]

2019-12-04T09:59:22-08:00December 4th, 2019|Nebraska, Rent Control|

Are You Paying Too Much for Rent, Even in a Rent-Controlled Apartment?

Most Angelenos can’t afford market-rate housing in their neighborhoods, but even in rent-controlled apartments, tenants might be paying too much. A new brief from UCLA’s Lewis Center for Regional Policy finds that the amount that landlords are allowed to raise rents in the city of Los Angeles has outpaced inflation for more than a [...]

2019-12-03T16:37:44-08:00December 3rd, 2019|Los Angeles, Rent Control|