byThe Associated PressinNews
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.
byJason RuizinNews, Politics
It submitted a list of questions to the city attorney and city manager’s office for review prior to the rent control effort potentially reaching its signature threshold in an attempt to provide residents with impartial data on the subject...
Photos courtesy of Housing Long Beach. In the age of accidental missile warnings being sent, it wouldn’t hurt to double-check your email lists before sending out an alert or invite—especially if you’re a rental property management company and you’re...
Even before the group publicly announced its intentions to put the issue on the ballot property owners have regularly denounced rent control during public comment periods, but now the clashes have transitioned to face-to-face encounters.