A proposed law could reboot California’s public investment system to provide a stable source of local funding for affordable housing.
Long a community with little clout, the state’s renters won a victory with national implications.
Low-income tenants fighting to remain in their affordable housing complex score a big win at City Hall.
Co-published by the American Prospect
Supporters say vacant-property taxes keep speculators from sitting on properties until they can rent or sell them for more money.
Last month tenants in a large apartment complex were close to an agreement that would have kept their units affordable. Suddenly, they are facing eviction again.