Pastor's research, with graduates Vanessa Carter and Maya Abood, takes on the task of questioning the literature against rent control and analyzing if moderate forms of rent control would actually help with the housing crisis, as growing research begins to...
It has been the battle of Who's-Right? among researchers seeking a definitive answer to alleviate California's seemingly non-stop housing crisis: How do we prevent displacement and is rent control an answer?
Landlords claim their kin are selling rental units and lowering the city's rental stock while tenant activists say the law has "dramatically cut down on no-cause evictions."
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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has poured more than $12 million into a November initiative it's spearheading to let cities and counties regulate rental fees in buildings that state law currently shields from such control.
Long Beach housing advocates failed to turn in a rent control petition today, which would have been the deadline required in order for it to appear on the November ballot, the city clerk’s office confirmed.
The rent control ballot initiative that is currently being circulated for signatures in Long Beach could violate the city’s charter, according to two memos released last month by the city manager’s office.
Housing Long Beach (HLB), a local tenant rights advocacy group, posted photos earlier this month of the same man standing in front of signature gatherers alleging that he was interfering with the effort.
The building manager told tenants that a doubling of their rent had nothing to do with requests for maintenance and everything to do with a proposed rent control ordinance that is currently being circulated for signatures.
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