We face a massive housing crisis in California and your elected rep in the State State has the power to do something about it.
The California State Senate will be voting on a crucial bill that would ban rent gouging (AB 1482).
Unfortunately, we're hearing many Senators might not support these bills.
The bills will be voted on soon and we don’t have much time to change their mind. The most effective way to do that is making sure they hear directly from constituents. Fill out this form to send them a message now!
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Why is this so important?
Tenancy Rent Caps (AB 1482) prohibits landlords from increasing the rental rate by more than 5%, plus the percentage change in the cost of living. It also eliminates a loophole by prohibiting landlords from terminating someone's tenancy in order to avoid these rules.
These bills are necessary to keep housing affordable, keep the homeless crisis at bay, and keep families in their homes. We're working towards a housing system that is fair and affordable to everyone, and these steps matter. But for any of this to become a reality, you have to make your voice heard.
If you're a renter like me or even a homeowner concerned about your future and the future of our state — this is your opportunity to speak out and make a difference in your community.
Millions of Californians shouldn't have to live in fear of a skyrocketing rent hike or unfair eviction. We're making progress — and we need to keep the momentum going.
Californians deserve stability and security -- no matter where you live, what your skin color is, or how much is in your wallet. But corporate landlords have rigged the housing market to price our rents destructively and allow unfair evictions, all to pad their own pockets. Over the last decade, a handful of corporate landlords have blocked every attempt to provide renters with an affordable roof over their heads. But now is the time for their corporate agenda to end and tenant protections to begin.
When we all do our part, we can win common sense solutions that ensure we can all make rent while having enough to care for our families — no exceptions.