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Knowledge Base Entry: Anti-Price Gouging Laws – States of Emergency

A General Overview of California’s Price Controls During States of Emergency California’s anti-price gouging statute, Penal Code Section 396, prohibits individuals, specified industries, and service providers from raising...

Knowledge Base Entry: Complying with Mountain View’s Rent Control Law

On November 8, 2016, Mountain View voters adopted the Community Stability and Fair Rent Charter Amendment (CSFRA), also known as Measure V. This measure amended the Mountain View...

Knowledge Base Entry: Ellis Act: A General Overview

California’s Ellis Act: Withdrawing Property from the Rental Market I. Introduction Enacted in 1985, the Ellis Act provides that no local government can compel a rental property owner...

Knowledge Base Entry: Notification of San Jose Rent Control Ordinance – Form 55.0-SJ (San Jose)

For use with rent-controlled units in the city of San Jose.

Knowledge Base Entry: Overview of San Jose’s Revised Rent Control Law

On November 28, 2017, the San Jose City Council voted to replace the City’s nearly forty-year-old rent control law with a new rent control ordinance. The new Apartment...

Knowledge Base Entry: Rent Control: Bad Economic and Failed Social Policy

I. BACKGROUND As communities across the country have removed old heavy-handed rent control policies, eleven California cities continue to maintain rent control ordinances (governing residential rental housing) and...

Knowledge Base Entry: Rent Control: Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act

Rent Control A General Overview of California’s Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act In 1995, the California Legislature passed and the Governor signed AB 1164 – a law that is...

Knowledge Base Entry: Richmond’s Rent Control Law – Compliance

Complying with Richmond’s Rent Control Law On November 8, 2016, Richmond voters adopted the Richmond Fair Rent, Just Cause for Eviction, and Homeowner Protection Ordinance, known as Measure...

Knowledge Base Entry: San Jose Rental Dispute Program Filing Statement – Form 56.0-SJ (San Jose)

For use with rent-controlled units located in the city of San Jose.

Knowledge Base Entry: San Jose Rental Dispute Program Signed Statement – Form 57.0-SJ (San Jose)

For use with rent-controlled units located in the city of San Jose.