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Tue May 15 2018 (Updated 05/16/18)
California Communities Demand "Rent Control Now!"
Rent Control & Eviction Protection Electoral Campaigns in Ten Cities, California Statewide
Efforts to stabilize communities in California with with much needed rent control measures and just cause eviction protections are presently occurring in ten cities throughout California. Tenant activists have rent control campaigns happening in ten California cities including Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Santa Ana, Sacramento, Pomona, Pasadena, National City, Long Beach, Inglewood, and Glendale.

Additionally, the Affordable Housing Act should appear on the California ballot for people to vote for on November 6, 2018, to repeal the draconian Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. Wealthy landlords, realtors, and developers have teamed up together against renters campaigning against the Costa-Hawkins Act, and the competing campaigns are gearing up for a huge battle to come.

Read More | Big money in opposition to efforts to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act | calendar We Killed it! Rent Control Signature Turn In! | Signature gatherers for anti-rent control petition charged with fraud linked to CAA | New Paper Challenges Misguided Stanford Rent Control Study | Because They Work: Rent Control & Tenant Protections | Join the March 10 effort to repeal the extreme Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act | calendar Signature Gathering for Santa Cruz Rent Control

Related Features: Campaign Launches to Repeal Costa-Hawkins | City of Santa Cruz Refuses to Enforce New Eviction Protections and Short Term Rent Freeze | Rent Control Ballot Initiative Introduced in City of Santa Cruz | Mapping Displacement and Gentrification in the San Francisco Bay Area
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