Repeals state law that currently restricts the scope of rent-control policies that cities and other local jurisdictions may impose. Allows policies that would limit the rental rates that residential-property owners may charge for new tenants, new construction, and single-family homes. In accordance with California law, provides that rent-control policies may not violate landlords’ right to a fair financial return on their rental property. Fiscal impact: Potential net reduction in state and local revenues of tens of millions of dollars per year in the long term. Depending on actions by local communities, revenue losses could be less or considerably more.
Popular Vote Results
Y:4949543; A:40.6; N:7251443; B:59.4
Code Sections Affected
ZENEI CORTEZ, Co-President, California Nurses Association, NAN BRASMER, President, California Alliance for Retired Americans, ELENA POPP, Executive Director, Eviction Defense Network
ALICE A. HUFFMAN, President, California State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) , FREDERICK A. ROMERO, State Commander, American G.I. Forum of California, STEPHEN WHITE, President, California Association of REALTORS
Rebuttal Against Author
ERIC C. HEINS, President, California Teachers Association , REV. WILLIAM D. SMART, JR., President, , Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California, ROXANNE SANCHEZ, President, SEIU California
Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. Initiative Statute. California Proposition 10 (2018).