Even as Californians are ordered to shelter in place, renters face the prospect of homelessness.
California’s economy is booming, but the state’s poorest residents are falling further and further behind.
Critics claim the city is not adequately enforcing a new home-sharing ordinance.
Rent-controlled properties remain on home-sharing platforms like Airbnb in violation of a new ordinance.
With the death of Senate Bill 50, there are no active bills in Sacramento that tackle housing affordability.
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As cities struggle to rein in the short-term rental service, a detente in San Francisco may show the way.
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Research shows that corporate landlords are contributing to a rise in housing prices.
The current House tax bill bestows Californians with incomes in the top one percent more than half of its cuts by 2027. It passed 227-205, on a mostly party line vote.
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In California’s recent legislative “grand compromise” of an affordable housing package, developers got subsidies for building and a streamlined path to construction. It’s hard to see what they gave up in the exchange.
Although it took nearly two weeks to tally the votes from the March 7 election, Los Angeles County ballot Measure H has officially achieved the 69 percent vote supermajority needed to pass a half-cent sales tax hike.
California’s housing predicament has been at critical mass for a long time – on any given night there are 47,000 homeless people living on L.A. County streets.
Rarely has a ballot measure united so many divergent groups in opposition as has Measure S, a proposition on the city’s March 7 ballot that would impose strict limits on development.