Tag Archives: rent control california

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 […]

AB-1188 – Would Give Tenants the Ability to Provide Shelter to Family Members Facing Homelessness

The California State legislature has been hard at work in 2019 doing everything they can to curb homelessness in the state and one of the most recent bills that have been proposed is AB-1188. If approved, this bill would give tenants the ability to open up their rental homes to family members if they are […]

What Is the CASA Compact? How Will It Affect Landlords

The rent control battle in California continues in spite of the recent defeat of Proposition 10 in November 2018. With the recently proposed “CASA Compact” lawmakers hope to enforce new housing policies that will among other things impose rent control, allow in-law suites and taller multifamily properties to be built in the Bay Area. Sadly, […]

Lawmakers Push for More Rent Control Legislation Post Prop 10

Proposition 10 was defeated in the November 2018 election and although the bill was defeated, lawmakers promised a renewed effort at enacting rent control in California especially with the election of Governor Newsom who promised to sign rent control legislation once it reaches his desk. AB 36 Seeks To “Stabilize” Rents in California While Increasing […]

California Rent Control Initiatives Stymied by Lack of Hard Data

Less than four months after an initiative to allow cities to expand rent control failed overwhelmingly at the ballot box, and less than four months after then-incoming Gov. Gavin Newsom discussed brokering a compromise between tenant and landlord groups, no new legislation from lawmakers or specific proposals from the Newsom administration have been introduced to […]