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Ellis Act Evictions Dramatically Rise in Los Angeles

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

In the first quarter of 2023, Ellis Act filings dramatically rose in Los Angeles, according to the Coalition for Economic Survival and the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project. It’s a devastating trend that results in less rent-controlled …

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Sky-High Rents Fuel Homelessness

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

Two recent Zillow studies show that sky-high rents are fueling the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles and other major cities. Alarmingly, homeless deaths in 20 U.S. urban areas, including Los Angeles and San Diego, skyrocketed …

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Rent Control Reins In Corporate Landlord Greed

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

Rent control is the only way to rein in corporate landlord greed. The California Apartment Association and other Big Real Estate groups try to confuse voters about that hard fact, but it’s clear why they …