Tag Archives: rent control

Seaside, CA Considering Rental Registry

2020 is shaping up to be a year of serious change in California for renters and owners alike. The latest change is taking place in Seaside, CA where the City Council is considering a rental registry and recently had a special meeting in their council chambers to discuss it. The city council seems like they […]

More Tenant Protections on the way for Monterey County Renters

2020 is going to be the year tenant protections are implemented in California thanks to AB 1482, until then, Mayors, Supervisors, and City Council members in various cities across the Monterey County area have added more emergency tenant protections to protect tenants who may be facing evictions. Although the additional tenant protections excited tenant advocacy […]

What the Critics Are Saying About California’s Rent Control Efforts

AB 1482 will go down as being California’s first real foray into rent control and even though everyone will admit that the state has a problem with high rents, few people really are agreeing on what to do about. What Are the Critics Saying About Rent Control in California? As with any new piece of […]

California Rental Market News – Rent Caps Are Coming Thanks To AB-1482

De-facto rent control is coming to California thanks to AB-1482 getting approved in the California State Senate. Assemblyman David Chiu’s bill got the votes that it needed and will soon be signed by Governor Newsom who has been eager to pass some form of rent control this year following the loss of Proposition 10 in […]

Governor Newsom And Lawmakers Agree On Deal To Cap Rent Increases

It’s hard to believe that it’s almost been one year since the historic loss of Proposition 10, the ballot measure that would have repealed Costa Hawkins and implemented State Wide rent control. Following the loss, California’s elected officials went back to the drawing board in search of ways to accomplish their rent control goal and […]

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, […]