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Alhambra stops no-fault evictions for rest of year, ahead of new law that will do the same come 2020  The Pasadena Star-News
Rent-cap law prompts calls for tenant protections in Palo Alto  Palo Alto Online
To halt evictions and rent hikes, Menlo Park council enacts 2020 state law immediately  The Almanac Online
Mountain View officials will try to raise the city’s rent control caps on March 2020 ballot  The Mercury News
Redondo Beach enacts emergency no-fault eviction and rent increase ban ahead of similar state law going into effect  The Daily Breeze
San Carlos minimum wage to rise; council backs away from rent caps  The Daily Post
Capitola enacts eviction moratorium amid tenant outcry  Santa Cruz Sentinel
Uncertainty Looms for Many Renters Before Statewide Protections Kick in  Voice of San Diego
Inglewood Wins Court Battle To Build Clippers Arena, Affordable Housing Advocates Vow Appeal  CBS Los Angeles LA Clippers arena clears major hurdle as judge throws out lawsuit by Inglewood residents group  The Daily Breeze
Rent Control Proponents Threaten To Sue City Of Sacramento If Measure Not On Primary Ballot  Capital Public Radio News
Tenant initiates lawsuit against landlord after losing rent-controlled apartment -  Santa Monica Daily Press
These 2 Sacramento County supervisors are to blame for more people losing their homes  Sacramento Bee
‘Rising tide’ of tenants getting 60-day move-out notices in advance of statewide rent cap  OCRegister
Victory For Veritas Tenants As Landlord Agrees To Stop Pass-Throughs  CBS San Francisco
State of emergency for fires gives unexpected relief to California tenants  Hoodline
Christian Curry is an attorney at the Tenants Legal Center of San Diego. / Photo by Megan Wood When a new city law barring discrimination against housing aid recipients took effect on Aug. 1, one local attorney was ready.
Tenants say they are being mass evicted. Will Sacramento County help them?  Sacramento Bee
Anaheim City Council members are moving forward with a rent-relief safety net program for all local seniors after debating – and rejecting – a rent relief program specifically for seniors living in mobile home parks after Rancho La Paz residents have publicly pleaded for help on rent hikes for most of the year. The move stems from the rent increases faced by Rancho La Paz seniors next month after a new owner bought the park in February. The park straddles the border of Anaheim and Fullerton. 
'When We Fight, We Win!'  City Watch
Milpitas approves just cause eviction protections, rent review board  The Mercury News

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