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Costa-Hawkins Act

The Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act was passed in 1995. It placed limits on the ability of local governments to enact rent control. Specifically it exempts single family homes/condominiums and post 1995 construction from rental control. It allows landlords to establish initial rental rates for a new tenant – a policy known as vacancy decontrol.

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With a pandemic, a recession, riots, and wildfires, it’s safe to chalk up 2020 as a horrible year for just about everyone.   Landlords certainly had it tough. Unpaid rents, rising vacancies, and unreasonable eviction restrictions made operations…

Once again, the California Apartment Association has helped keep extreme forms of rent control out of the state. Thanks largely to a campaign led by CAA, voters in Tuesday’s election…

Supporters of extreme rent control have released “misleading” TV commercials promoting Proposition 21, according to fact checks by news media organizations throughout California. Proponents of Prop 21 are attempting to…

More than 100 elected leaders from throughout California this week announced their opposition to Proposition 21, the extreme rent control measure going before California voters in the Nov. 3 statewide…

The San Diego Union-Tribune has joined major newspapers from across California in opposing Proposition 21, the radical rent control measure going before voters Nov. 3. “Rent control is the wrong…