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2017 WMA Convention & Expo
Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno, NV

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Part II – California Housing Crisis: The Failed Policy of Rent Control
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Part II – California Housing Crisis: The Failed Policy of Rent Control

Did you know millionaires are eligible for rent control housing in California? Yes, it’s a fact. Rent controlled mobilehomes are NOT means tested. This is why some waterfront mobile homes are selling for over $4 million in Malibu, California! This really underscores how misdirected some public policy can be when trying to find real solutions to California’s housing crisis.

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Red Alert

Call Senators to vote No on AB 1269

Dear Members,

WMA has launched the “No Renters Fee” advocacy program, a grassroots campaign that aims to defeat Assembly Bill 1269.

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Bills of Interest

This section tracks WMA’s bills of interest as they make their way through the legislative process.

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California exodus? Poll finds voters consider moving due to sky-high housing costs

More than half of California voters say the state’s housing affordability crisis is so bad that they’ve considered moving, and 60 percent of the electorate supports rent control, according to a new statewide poll.

The findings from UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies reflect broad concerns Californians have over the soaring cost of living. Amid an unprecedented housing shortage, rents have skyrocketed and tenants have faced mass evictions, especially in desirable areas.

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Rent Control Defies Basic Economics

Despite all the housing-related proposals in Sacramento, lawmakers have apparently yet to learn that more government involvement, making housing more expensive and less profitable, is never going to solve the state’s housing affordability problems.

Discussions of housing oftentimes tend to focus on single-family developments or other types of housing for purchase, and neglect rental properties, which is unfortunate, since rentals make up nearly half of the housing stock in California.

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Californians: Here’s why your housing costs are so high

Half the state’s households struggle to afford the roof over their heads. Homeownership—once a staple of the California dream—is at its lowest rate since World War II. Nearly 70 percent of poor Californians see the majority of their paychecks go immediately to escalating rents.

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