Tag Archives: rent control

AB 1482 Passes First Senate Test

Following the historic defeat of Proposition 10 in the November 2018 election, legislators have continued on the path to Statewide rent control and with their latest effort, AB 1482, their goal is getting closer to reality. What Is AB 1482? If it’s signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom, AB 1482 will make it illegal […]

First Hearing in Senate for AB 1482 coming up on July 9th, 2019

As we get ready for the July 4th holiday the State of California is getting ready to have the first hearing in the Senate for AB 1482, the controversial bill that would bring rent control to the entire state. AB 1482 has faced an uphill battle from the start but it’s creator, Assemblyman David Chiu, […]

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, […]

California Housing Legislation News

2019 is going to be remembered as the year the housing market changed in California. Governor Newsom, along with our state legislature, are intent on changing housing laws in the Golden State for the purpose of having more housing created while at the same time ensuring that housing here becomes more affordable for the state’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]