Tenant activists file signatures for rent control measure in Santa Cruz
Rent control activists in the city of Santa Cruz filed signatures in hopes of qualifying a rent control measure for the November ballot.
The Movement for Housing Justice submitted over 10,000 signatures, significantly more than the 5,600 required to qualify the measure.
The Santa Cruz County Registrar of Voters will now count and check the validity of the signatures, a process that the California Apartment Association will monitor closely.
The Santa Cruz initiative would create a rent control board, cap rents …