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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
California's Rent Control Law Passes  The National Law Review
October 8, 2019
Who: United Tenants of Villa Medanos   What: Antioch City Council meeting where tenants will call on council for protections against eviction, harassment, and rent increases by developer and landlord Reliant   When: Tuesday, October 8th – tenants will be available for interviews at 6:30pm   Where: 4703 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, CA  
  • Eviction
  • Affordable housing

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