New Rent Control Bill for California Gathers Momentum

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A state-wide rent control bill is working it’s way through the California Legislature: AB 1482 which proposes to set annual limits on rental increases throughout the state in addition to providing other tenant protections. I’m including 3 articles that address this bill from different perspectives.

This editorial by the LA Times is in favor of the bill,

  • Thanks to a last-minute intervention by Gov. Gavin Newsom, California lawmakers have been given a second chance on one of the most important housing bills this session: a proposal to temporarily cap rent increases and require that landlords show “just cause” before they evict a renter. – Read the full article here…

This editorial by the SJ Mercury is against the bill,

And, this article is a study of rent control by the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley.

 

 

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