Democratic lawmakers in the Assembly unveiled several bills today aimed at protecting renters, including a far-reaching proposal for a statewide limit on rent hikes.
About a dozen cities in California already have rent control laws. Chiu’s proposal, Assembly Bill 1482, would apply to cities that do not, including many in and around Los Angeles, from Burbank to Redondo Beach to Long Beach to Pasadena.
Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) is pitching a bill that would allow cities with rent control to establish rent control in newer rental units.A third proposal, from Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) would make it more difficult for landlords to evict tenants.
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