Santa Ana rejects rent control
At the urging of the California Apartment Association, the Santa Ana City Council on Tuesday rejected rent control, opting instead to focus on more sensible alternatives.
The decision to steer clear of rent control came during a study session on the controversial housing policy.
During the study session, city staff presented an overview of the city’s housing situation, and guest speakers discussed the pros and cons of rent control.
CAA then provided the council with comments. Tommy Thompson, CAA’s senior vice president for Southern California, called rent control …