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The statewide Ufobou Qspufdujpo Bdu, which went into effect Jan. 1, was supposed to prevent renters from being kicked out of their homes except under special circumstances.
California housing bill’s failure comes amid fierce debate on how to solve crisis  The Guardian
Oakland councilwoman introduces Moms 4 Housing-inspired ordinance  The Mercury News
Germany: Berlin parliament passes five-year rent freeze  DW (English)
California Voters To Eye Expanded Rent Control In November  CBS Sacramento
Could SF take over thousands of rent-controlled apartments?  48 Hills
Corporate Landlords Behind Efforts to Stop Rent Control in California  City Watch
Perry: SB 50 will worsen renters' displacement crisis  San José Spotlight
Mountain View: Council considering rent control for mobile home parks  The Mercury News
San Francisco Expands Just Cause Eviction Protections | Perkins Coie  JD Supra
Why are so many Bay Area landlords violating this new housing law?  The Mercury News
Protesters Disrupt Downtown SJ Event on Real Estate Development  NBC Bay Area
Veritas should sell its buildings to The City  San Francisco Examiner
To enforce California’s new law protecting tenants, renters must make their case in court. These Long beach renters face that challenge  Long Beach Press Telegram
Evicted Oakland moms will get their house back after a deal with Redondo Beach company  Los Angeles Times
Humboldt Park tenants win fight to keep affordable housing, but gentrification continues  WLS-TV
Palo Alto OKs letting people live in cars in parking lots of houses of worship  Palo Alto Online
New SB 50 Worse Than Before. Profits to Developers, Little to No Affordable Housing  City Watch
A little-noticed new law could upend a key argument against rent control  Mountain View Voice
Moms 4 Housing Oakland Draws Army Of Protestors Awaiting Alameda County Sherriffs  Oakland News Now

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