Concerns Growing Over Rent Hikes Ahead Of California’s New Rent Cap Law
Friday, November 22, 2019
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Imperial Beach City Council member Paloma Aguirre co-hosted a town hall Thursday to discuss the community's concerns over recent rent increases and hear from mobile home park residents who are fighting to stay in their homes.
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A law that controls rent increases in California goes into effect on Jan. 1.
The Tenant Protection Act of 2019 caps yearly rents increases to 5% plus inflation on apartments built before 2004. It also protects tenants from being evicted without good cause.
In a town hall Thursday, Imperial Beach city officials addressed the concerns of renters and mobile park residents who are fighting to stay in their homes.
Imperial Beach City Council Member Paloma Aquirre co-hosted the town hall and joined Midday Edition on Friday to discuss the impact of rising rents on Imperial Beach residents.
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