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.”
Governor Newsom hopes a legislative agreement will set the stage for a political ceasefire in the state’s long fight over charter schools.
California legislation to cap rent increases looked like a done deal in Sacramento. Why, then, are Realtors dead set against it?
California’s charter lobby remains fiercely opposed to far-reaching reforms found in a state Assembly bill.