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CalRHA Legislative Update For June 12, 2023
CalRHA Legislative Update For June 12, 2023

HERE IS OUR MOST RECENT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND HAPPENINGS IN THE CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE. We are now halfway through the legislative process for this year, as the deadline to pass out of their house of origin was June 2nd. CalRHA had several wins with bills held in the Appropriations... Continue Reading

Date posted06/12/2023


L.A. Terrorizes “Mom And Pop” Landlords
L.A. Terrorizes “Mom And Pop” Landlords

BY FAR, THE MAJORITY OF RENTAL PROPERTIES IN THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES AND THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WELL OVER 80%, ARE OWNED BY INDEPENDENT HOUSING PROVIDERS, WHO ARE BEST DESCRIBED AS “MOM AND POP.” WRITTEN BY: Dan Yukelson | Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles... Continue Reading

Date posted05/27/2023


Examining The Unintended Consequences Of Rent Control Policies
Examining The Unintended Consequences Of Rent Control Policies

UNDERSTANDING THE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF RENT CONTROL POLICIES FROM THE HOUSING PROVIDERS AND DEVELOPERS POINT OF VIEW. From December 2022 to February 2023, ndp analytics conducted 24 interviews with housing providers and developers from three different markets impacted by rent control... Continue Reading

Date posted05/12/2023


Another Fascinating Industry Win Against Rent Control
Another Fascinating Industry Win Against Rent Control

ANOTHER HUGE WIN AGAINST RENT CONTROL, THIS TIME IN MONTANA. Montana has become the latest state to preempt rent control after Governor Schweitzer signed SB 105 into law on May 1, 2023. This legislation prohibits local governments from exercising “any power to control the amount of rent... Continue Reading

Date posted05/10/2023


CalRHA Legislative Update For May 8, 2023
CalRHA Legislative Update For May 8, 2023

HERE IS OUR MOST RECENT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND HAPPENINGS IN THE CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE. BUDGET NEWS The Senate Democrats released their budget plan late last month. Fortunately, it includes a Renters’ Tax Credit, which CalRHA has been supporting. In particular, their plan... Continue Reading

Date posted05/8/2023


CalRHA Legislative Update For April 17, 2023
CalRHA Legislative Update For April 17, 2023

HERE IS OUR MOST RECENT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND HAPPENINGS IN THE CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE. The Legislature reconvened from Spring Recess on April 10th and is busy with policy committee hearings. We are coming up on policy committee deadlines at the end of April and early May. If any bills... Continue Reading

Date posted04/17/2023


AIDS Healthcare Foundation Tries Again To Pass Destructive Rental Housing Initiative
AIDS Healthcare Foundation Tries Again To Pass Destructive Rental Housing Initiative

THIS IS THIRD TRY BY THE LOS ANGELES-BASED AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION TO CONVINCE CALIFORNIA VOTERS TO REPEAL THE COSTA-HAWKINS RENTAL HOUSING ACT OF 1995, WHICH PLACED LIMITS ON LOCAL RENT CONTROL LAWS. A proposed ballot initiative that proponents call the “Justice for Renters Act”... Continue Reading

Date posted04/16/2023


CalRHA Legislative Update For March 16, 2023
CalRHA Legislative Update For March 16, 2023

HERE IS OUR MOST RECENT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND HAPPENINGS IN THE CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE. CalRHA has taken positions on key policy bills introduced this year. Bills are beginning to be set for policy committee hearings and CalRHA has scheduled a Lobby Day in Sacramento for April 2023.... Continue Reading

Date posted03/16/2023


The Landlords V. Alameda County, The Brutal Truth
The Landlords V. Alameda County, The Brutal Truth

MORATORIUMS, COVID-19, RENT-FREE LIVING … HOW LANDLORDS V. ALAMEDA COUNTY TOOK ON A WHOLE NEW MEANING IN OWNING RENTAL PROPERTY WRITTEN BY: Brittany Hunter and Jon Houghton | Pacific Legal Foundation | 14 Minute Read JOHN WILLIAMS WAS at the end of his rope. The duplex he owned... Continue Reading

Date posted03/10/2023


CalRHA Legislative Update For February 21, 2023
CalRHA Legislative Update For February 21, 2023

HERE IS OUR MOST RECENT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND HAPPENINGS IN THE CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE. We are now past the legislative bill introduction deadline of February 17th and it is clear that 2023 is going to be a busy year on the legislative front. Governor Newsom has stated that housing and... Continue Reading

Date posted02/22/2023


More Aggressive Legislation To Repeal Costa-Hawkins Introduced
More Aggressive Legislation To Repeal Costa-Hawkins Introduced

SENATOR AISHA WAHAB (D-FREMONT) HAS INTRODUCED SB 466 TO REPEAL COSTA-HAWKINS. The Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act is a California state law that limits the ability of local governments to enact rent control. Specifically, it exempts certain kinds of residential rental properties from rent... Continue Reading

Date posted02/19/2023


More Housing Is The Best Rent Control
More Housing Is The Best Rent Control

THE PROSPECT OF RENT INCREASES AS HIGH AS 14.6% UNDER OREGON’S RENT CONTROL LAW SHOWS THE LAW IS ILL-EQUIPPED TO SOLVE THE UNDERLYING PROBLEM, THE EDITORIAL BOARD WRITES. OREGON SIMPLY NEEDS MORE HOUSING AND MUST MOVE MORE URGENTLY TO PROVIDE IT. WRITTEN BY THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVE... Continue Reading

Date posted09/19/2022