Bay Area / California

CA Voters + Local Control = Racial and Class Exclusion

Posted December 1, 2020 by

Voters Building Walls Around Affluent Cities California’s November 2020 elections exposed what “local control” really means in affluent cities: it’s about using land use laws to exclude racial minorities, tenants and the unhoused. Consider: *“Progressive” Santa Monica saw three council
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Will California Stop Ellis Act Evictions?

Posted November 17, 2020 by

Legislature Can End Ellis Act Crisis in 2021 The pandemic has not stopped Ellis Act evictions. Speculators continue to buy buildings, file Ellis Act notices to “go out of the rental housing business” the next day, and then move to
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