Tom Bannon, chief executive officer of the California Apartment Association, speaks at the 2017 Legislative Conference, where CAA unveiled its housing-production package for 2017. Photo by Bob Knapik

Members of the California Apartment Association from throughout the state converged on Sacramento on Wednesday to learn about this year’s rental housing-related legislation and engage in a series of face-to-face meetings with lawmakers.

CAA’s Legislative Conference began at the Sacramento Convention Center, where the association’s public affairs team reviewed key bills  for 2017, including CAA’s own solutions to help solve California’s ongoing housing crisis. By increasing the state’s housing stock, CAA’s housing-production bills would help workers and their families live closer to jobs and schools. With more housing on the market, economic forces would help moderate rent prices and can help stem calls for onerous polices such as rent control.

Specifically, CAA’s housing-production bills would support …

This resource contains member-only content

CAA members have access to compliance forms, educational tools, and extended news resources related to this topic.