Proposition 21, Expanding Authority To Impose Rent Control On Residential Property, FailsProposition 21 has failed. It would have given cities the ability to expand rent control and would apply to housing that is more than 15 years old. The state law would maintain current limits on rent control law cities and counties can apply.
Proposition 21: Expands Local Governments' Authority To Impose Rent Control On Residential PropertyProposition 21 allows local governments to establish rent control on residential properties over 15 years old. Local limits on rate increases may differ from the statewide limit.
California Voters To Eye Expanded Rent Control In NovemberCalifornia voters will consider expanding rent control statewide in November, the secretary of state's office said Monday, as they weigh in on the controversial issue for the second time in two years amid a worsening homelessness crisis.
California Takes Lead On Laws Affecting Gig Economy, PrivacyCalifornia’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trend-setters.
California State Of Emergency Could Provide Loophole For RentersThe emergency declaration may create a loophole that could help keep renters from being forced from their homes.
Supervisor Sue Frost Explains No Vote On No-Fault Evictions BanSacramento County District 4 Supervisor Sue Frost said she voted against it because she wants to protect renters and rental property owners.
Board Of Supervisors To Vote On Emergency Ban On No-Fault EvictionsDozens of people in one Sacramento County apartment complex who were served with no-fault eviction notices could be forced out of their homes the day before Thanksgiving.
Landlords Could Be Required To Give More Notice When Raising RentCalifornia could require landlords to give tenants more notice if they plan to raise the rent.
California Lawmakers Eye Bills On Vaccines, Guns, HousingCalifornia state lawmakers have just two weeks remaining in their session to sort through hundreds of bills, some addressing volatile topics such as vaccinating children and shootings by police.
Sacramento City Council Passes Rent Control MeasureMayor Steinberg pushed the ordinance as a way to deal with rising rent and a lack of affordable housing in the area that’s causing a homeless crisis.
Sacramento City Council Likely To Approve Rent Control Proposal In Tuesday MeetingIf you rent a home to a tenant, should you be limited to how much you can increase their rent? That's the issue to be taken up on Tuesday by the Sacramento city council.
Rent Control Is Likely Coming To SacramentoThe Sacramento City Council is expected to approve the Tenant Protection and Relief Act at a meeting on Monday.
Raising The Rent? Landlords May Need To Give Tenants More NoticeMore than half of all Californians who rent a home or apartment pay more than 30 percent of their income toward rent, with an additional quarter paying more than 50 percent of their income for housing.
Renters May Get More Notice If Their Monthly Rates Are Going UpCalifornia renters pay some of the highest rates in the country and now the Legislature is trying to make sure they have more notice if a landlord wants to raise the rent.
California Bill To Expand Rent Control Dies For The YearAn effort to expand rent control in California won't move forward this year after the lawmaker behind it cancelled a planned public hearing Thursday, saying his plan needs more work.