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News, City Council, Santa Monica, Housing, Rent Control

City Of Santa Monica Backs Potential Ellis Act Reform

Posted Feb. 18, 2014, 9:15 am

A city known for its favorable rent control practices hopes to be included in legislative reform making it tougher for property owners in Santa Monica and across the State to evict rent-controlled tenants in order to sell the property or otherwise take it off the rental market.

News, Santa Monica, Rent Control

Santa Monica Landlord To Repay Tenants More Than $18,000 In Overcharged Rent

Posted Feb. 6, 2014, 9:11 am

A Santa Monica couple with a small child will have their rent reduced from almost $3,000 per month to just over $1,200 per month, after a successful Santa Monica Rent Control Board civil enforcement action.

Susan Cloke, Columnist

Santa Monica, Columnist, Rent Control, Susan Cloke

Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights To Hold Annual Membership Convention

Posted Sep. 21, 2013, 9:12 am

Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights (SMRR) began 34 years ago. They will hold their Annual Membership Convention this Sunday at 2 pm at the Church in Ocean Park.

News, Development, Santa Monica, Rent Control

Village Trailer Park Finally Meets Its End

Posted Jul. 22, 2013, 9:09 am

The proverbial light at the end of the tunnel probably burned its brightest last week as a long and arduous battle several years in the making appears to finally have met its end when the Santa Monica Rent Control Board gave the final green light for a mixed-use development to replace Village Trailer Park (VTP) at 2930 Colorado Avenue.

News, Santa Monica, Rent Control

Rent Control Board Announces 1 Percent General Adjustment For 2013

Posted May. 4, 2013, 9:07 am

The Santa Monica Rent Control Board announced a 1 percent General Adjustment for 2013 will take effect September 1, 2013.

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