Category: Legal Statutes

Rent control in California

In California, cities with rent control cap the amount of money that property owners can charge for rental housing. Price controls of this nature persistently fail to bring relief to the people who need it most.  

New bill would restrict landlords’ ability to exit rental housing business

For the third consecutive year, bills have surfaced to modify California’s Ellis Act, the 1985 law that protects a property owner’s right to leave the rental housing business, an important safety valve for property owners in rent controlled jurisdictions.