Category: Costa Hawkins

Rent Control California: Vote Yes on Proposition 21 Rent Control Expansion

Rent control laws limit how much landlords can increase rent from year to year. California recently enacted a law limiting the percentage increase, but this did not apply to certain residential rentals. In less than three weeks, California voters are set to decide on Proposition 21. The proposition changes statewide rent control policy to the advantage of residential renters. Currently, the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act prohibits cities and counties... Read More

The Ballot Initiative Tenants Need to Know About

Proposition 10 will be on the ballot this November Proposition 10, known as the Affordable Housing Act, will be on California’s state ballot this November 6. What is Prop 10 and why should you care about it? Well, Prop 10 seeks to repeal one of the most draconian housing laws ever enacted in California, namely the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act. If Prop 10 passes, cities and counties in California... Read More