The article, “Rent control spreading to Bay Area suburbs, to economists’ dismay,” (Sept. 10, 2016), to our dismay does not quote a single economist who has evaluated the ballot measures in question. In fact, economists have not objectively studied rent control as it exists in California. Decades... continue reading
The November 2016 election ballot is daunting, to say the least, but there are some real gems at the city and county levels that renters and those who want to fight against gentrification and displacement don't want to miss. We've put together a simple flyer to use when you vote. This year, when... continue reading
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October 13, 2016
California Apartment Association Lies About Government Agency Position in Anti-Rent Control Mailer, Tenants Protest
Tenants protest CAA’s deceptive campaign and will file complaint with the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)
WHEN ELENORE WILLIAMS' family of seven moved into a new apartment in 2013 and found it infested with fleas, she says, management’s response was to give her a bottle of Hot Shot insect killer spray.
“The landlord did not make repairs,” Williams wrote in court documents. “[The] dishwasher hasn’t... continue reading
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Actions in 10 California Cities for National Renters’ Day of Action Sept. 22, 2016