Category: Elections

Rent control group concedes it lacks signatures for ballot measure in Pomona

Pomona has become the latest Southern California city where tenant activists say they haven’t collected enough signatures to qualify a rent control measure for November’s ballot. Tenant activists in Pomona were unable to collect the […]

Long Beach rent control advocates miss deadline for November ballot

A proposed rent control measure for Long Beach won’t appear before voters in the fall, but the measure could still qualify for a later election. Housing Long Beach missed its June 1 deadline to submit […]

Pacifica’s rent control measure defeated in landslide

Pacifica voters on Tuesday, Nov. 7, overwhelmingly rejected a ballot measure that would have enacted both rent control and eviction controls on multifamily housing in the city. Measure C went down in defeat, with 62.03 […]

Santa Rosa rent control defeated

Facing a strong grassroots opposition campaign, Santa Rosa’s rent control and just-cause eviction measure went down in defeat Tuesday, June 6. The people of Santa Rosa rejected Measure C with 52.5 percent of the vote, compared with […]

Voters reject rent control in 3 of 5 cities

Lawmakers have introduced a bill to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, landmark legislation that exempts new construction and single-family homes from local rent control laws.