Notice to place rent control on Long Beach ballot deemed incomplete by city
An effort to place rent control before voters in Long Beach has already hit a snag.
Last week, tenant advocates filed preliminary paperwork to place a rent control initiative on the November 2018 ballot.
The Long Beach city attorney, however, deemed the “Notice of Intent to Circulate Petition” to be incomplete, as it lacked the written text of the proposed initiative, which is required under the election code.
The organization that filed the paperwork, Housing Long Beach, will have …