Understanding where local candidates stand on rental housing
It’s no secret that the rental housing industry is wearing a veritable bull’s eye at the state Capitol.
Perhaps you’ve seen the recent news stories about efforts to repeal essential state protections under the Costa-Hawkins Act, the law that moderates the most harmful effects of rent control, or efforts to limit the ability of landlords to issue evictions.
Certainly, Sacramento stands as the highest-profile battleground for the rental housing industry, but it’s worth noting that the local landscape can be equally hostlile.
Tenant groups, here in Southern California and elswhere in the state — also are pursuing counterproductive …