Bill author David Chiu implored Assembly members to imagine the impact of a massive rent increase on a typical tenant’s health, children and job.
In an era of wealth inequality, said State Sen. Connie Leyva, passing a bill to put a stop to exorbitant rent increases “is the least we can do.”
California legislation to cap rent increases looked like a done deal in Sacramento. Why, then, are Realtors dead set against it?
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The Democratic debate takes the fight back to Detroit, as Rust Belt voters consider alternatives to Trump.
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Today fears about privacy and census confidentiality loom large among African-Americans.