AB 1322 does what?
It’s difficult to decide where to start with breaking down the absurdities in this terrible piece of reporting that ran on the 48 Hills blog discussing California Assembly Bill 1322.
To get straight to the point, the author is entirely wrong with his conclusion. In no way would AB 1322 affect any locally passed voter initiatives related to rent control, eviction limits, or condo conversion.
AB 1322 only helps cities that are stuck in a catch-22 with current law and only deals with a community’s ability to certify a new Housing Element every 7 years. It can only be used when a previously passed local voter initiative would prevent the city from complying with state law around forming a Housing Element.
The author’s attempt to spin this as anti-tenant is misguided, misplaced, and frankly confusing given that it’s supported by both pro-tenant and pro-housing groups.
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