In 2016 and 2017, CAA fought rent control ballot measures in seven Northern California cities. While CAA defeated rent control in most jurisdictions, rent control won passage in two cities. Efforts are now underway to place rent control before voters in several cities in both Northern and Southern California.

With this rising threat of rent control, California’s state law limiting rent control, the Costa-Hawkins Act, is more important than ever. The Costa-Hawkins Act protects property owners of all sizes from radical, local rent control measures.

Note: this class will not provide information about how to comply with any particular rent control ordinance, the information in this webinar is intended as a general overview of rent control laws and how they affect rental property owners.

Take Away Points:

  • This webinar will address the key features of rent control ordinances and how they affect rental housing owners,
  • as well as how the Costa-Hawkins Act protects rental housing owners from the most extreme forms of rent control.


Debra Carlton, CAA Senior Vice President, Public Affairs

Whitney Prout, CAA Policy & Compliance Counsel

Qualifies for 1 Unit CCRM Continuing Education Credit

  • $10 CAA Member/ $20 Non-Member. 

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