The Economic Implications of Rent Control

Since the housing crisis, the demand for affordable rental housing has skyrocketed as Americans...

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The Future of Multifamily Housing: More 2018 Regulations and Legislation

2017 was undoubtedly a busy year for multifamily legislation. With bills like California’s...

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Trump’s Tax Plan Might Not Be So Bad for the Rental Industry

Congress’s H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” passed on November 16th and it is now up to the...

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Property Managers Fear Trending Rent Control Legislation

If you weren’t aware of rent control legislation, now is the time to be active. Bills proposing...

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Gov. Brown Signs California Multifamily Housing Legislation

With the deadline close, Gov. Brown has finally signed the bulk of the proposed California...

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June 08, 2017

Legislative Update: 15 Multifamily Bills to Keep an Eye on

As you might be hustling to get summer property maintenance done or preparing to attend the NAA Conference, state legislatures have been just as busy. With promising and threatening bills coming out of California, Arizona, Washington, and Oregon, make sure to take a moment to read over these recently passed and pending legislative bills.

April 18, 2017

Oregon Evictions and Rent Control Bill gets sent to the Senate

Updated 7/12/17: HB 2004 was not passed by the Oregon state Senate. 

On Tuesday April 4th, the Oregon State House passed House Bill 2004, which would place new limitations on evictions, require...

April 06, 2017

Quarterly Legislative Update: Rental Housing and Employment

As we’re well into 2017, quite a few legislative changes have developed since January. With passed and potential bills affecting the multifamily industry and employment on a nationwide and state...

March 21, 2017

California Further Limits Use of Criminal Background Information

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (“FEHC”) has released new regulations that would greatly affect California employers. Parts of the FEHC’s new regulations differ from current Federal...