Category Archives: rent control

Most Economists Agree That Rent Control Is Bad for The Economy

Thanks to a recent article from the Washington Post we know that most economists agree that rent control is indeed bad for the economy because it doesn’t solve the supply vs. demand issue that we have in California and the United States today. Rent control bills like the defeated Proposition 10, or AB 1482, California’s […]

Statewide Rent Control Update – AB 1482 Narrowly Passes Off Assembly Floor

Following the historic defeat of Proposition 10 in the November 2018 election, California’s elected officials have been working harder than ever before to accomplish their goal of rent control in California and AB 1482 is their latest attempt at accomplishing their goal. Although it looked like AB 1482 would be defeated on Wednesday because the […]

Rent Control Bills Are Going To Be Heard TOMORROW 4-25-19

Following the historic loss of Proposition 10 during the November 2018 election, the battle over rent control in California was only put on pause for a few months as our elected officials went back to the drawing board to come up with more bill’s to make rent control law in California. Tomorrow, April 25th, 2019, […]

Los Angeles Allows 4 Percent Rent Increase For 12 Month Period

The City of Los Angeles announced this week that they will be approving a 4 percent rent increase for the period of July 2019-July 2020.  Los Angeles is one of several Southern California communities that has had an active rent control ordinance for a long time and the news of their 4 percent rent increase […]

California Rent Control Update – Lawmakers Announce AB 1482, New Rent Control Legislation

  The battle over rent control in the State of California continues as lawmakers announced on Thursday that they have finalized a rental housing legislation package (AB 1482) that if it’s approved will cap rent increases statewide and also enable local governments to apply their own versions of rent control to single family homes and […]