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2013 developments on state legislation relating to renters' rights.
On February 18, 2014, renters and allies united in Sacramento for a march on the Capitol to demand a fair shake for California renters.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday July 27th Contacts: Aimee Inglis, Acting Director, Tenants Together: 415-495-8100 x 1001, firstname.lastname@example.org Amy Schur, Campaign Director, ACCE: (213) 804-3161, email@example.com Californians for Affordable Housing:
Richmond, CA – Confirming thirty years of legal precedent, this Monday Hon. Judge Craddick denied the California Apartment Association's (CAA) motion for preliminary injunction to stall rent control and just cause for eviction in Richmond, Measure L. The implementation of Measure L will now continue with the appointment of a rent board. Measure L passed with 65 percent support, but the CAA filed a lawsuit asking for an injunction against the implementation.
The state legislature remains beholden to the real estate interests that roam the halls of the Capitol and fund political campaigns of both major parties. Real estate industry power in Sacramento was on full display in 2018 with the following losses in the Capitol: