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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.  

Inglewood council approves rent control ordinance

Despite opposition from the California Apartment Association, the Inglewood City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a permanent rent control ordinance, capping rental increases for most affected apartments at 5% per year. Council members had been […]

After defeat of AB 1506, tenant groups turn to initiative to overturn Costa-Hawkins

Tenant operatives are now attempting to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act through a statewide ballot measure targeted for the November 2018 election. Signature gathering to qualify the initiative began after the state attorney general […]

CAA, allies derail AB 1506, the bill to repeal Costa-Hawkins

The California Apartment Association and its allies today derailed AB 1506, a bill to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and bring radical rent control back to California. This morning, following lead testimony from the […]

Ballot initiative filed to repeal Costa-Hawkins, California’s rent control limitation law

A statewide ballot initiative filed Monday, Oct. 23, seeks to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, landmark legislation that protects property owners and renters from radical, local rent control measures. For over 20 years, the […]