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African-American Leaders and Organizations Strongly Support ‘Yes on 10’

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On Monday, July 30, African-American leaders came together with Los Angeles Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson to announce their united support for Proposition 10, which would expand rent control by repealing the onerous Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. They urged Californians to vote Yes on 10 in November. “We say ‘Yes’ very enthusiastically to Proposition 10,” Harris-Dawson said at a press conference outside …

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Billionaire Landlord Donald Sterling Tries to Give Veterans the Heave-Ho

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If there’s ever a Top 10 list for America’s most notorious billionaire landlords, a spot in the top five will be reserved for Donald Sterling. For years, Sterling, the former Los Angeles Clippers owner, has been known as a shady, racist, unscrupulous figure among tenants rights groups. His most public disgrace was getting thrown out of the National Basketball Association …

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California Democratic Party Endorses Proposition 10

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The campaign backed by labor, tenants, ACCE and AHF lands biggest endorsement to date at the California Democratic Party Executive Board meeting Responding to skyrocketing rents, the California Democratic Party today voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the anti-rent control Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, and return the power of regulating rents back to …

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AFSCME California PEOPLE Endorses Proposition 10 to Expand Rent Control

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AFSCME California PEOPLE, the political and legislative body representing over 90,000 of the AFSCME’s 179,000 members in the state, has endorsed Proposition 10, the Affordable Housing Act, a statewide initiative to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and return the right of local communities to set reasonable limits on rents through rent control. “Our members make our cities work, whether …

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SEIU California Endorses Prop 10 Campaign to Expand Rent Control

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With over 700,000 members vulnerable to excessive rent increases and long commutes to work, the Service Employees International Union California has announced its endorsement of Proposition 10, the Affordable Housing Act, on the November 2018 ballot. The initiative would repeal the anti-rent control Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and allow local communities to expand protections for tenants. “In survey after survey …

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Diamond & McQuade Study on San Francisco Rent Control: A Flawed Analysis of S.F. Rent Control by Wall Street for Wall Street

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The Coalition for Affordable Housing is strongly criticizing an anti-rent control study that pleased Wall Street landlords and made lots of headlines — but is so flawed and narrow to be useless in the debate about housing affordability across California. The unsound claims by the two professors, former Wall Street employees, that rent control has increased gentrification in San Francisco …

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California’s ‘Affordable Housing Act’ Backers Say, ‘YES’ on Proposition 10!

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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla assigns Ballot #10 to the Affordable Housing Act, a ballot measure to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act of 1995. The measure will overturn state control outlawing nearly all rent control statewide and return decision-making on rent regulation and control to local communities. California’s Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing …

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California Teachers and Educators Endorse Campaign to Expand Rent Control Statewide

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California Teachers Association, United Teachers of Los Angeles and the Oakland Education Association Endorse Campaign to Repeal Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act Tired of excessive rent increases and commuting long hours to get to work, California’s teachers and educators have come together to endorse the Affordable Housing Act, a statewide initiative to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and expand rent …

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Joe Trippi, America’s Top Democratic Strategist, Joins Affordable Housing Act Campaign

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Anticipating a fierce, well-funded campaign by mega-corporate landlords and Wall Street real estate investors, backers secure a battle-tested, powerhouse strategist. Backers of California’s Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act of 1995, have named the respected national campaign strategist Joe Trippi and Trippi Norton Rossmeissl Campaigns as lead strategist and media consultant on their statewide …

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California Nurses Support Rent Control Expansion

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California Nurses Association Endorses Statewide Rent Control Initiative The California Nurses Association has endorsed the Affordable Housing Act, the statewide initiative to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Act and expand rent control across the state. “The California Nurses Association has successfully advocated for some of the most important health initiatives in the state, including Medicare expansions, guaranteed healthcare through a single payer …