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RENTS ARE CLIMBING MORE AT THE LOWER LEVELS
Lower rent units are seeing greater rent increases than middle or
higher level of rentals. see the article in the UT

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REPORT WARNS OF IMPENDING HOUSING CRISIS
"A new report sponsored by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce says
the housing shortage has become an "impending economic crisis" for San Diego."
see the article by KPBS

CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE SUPPORTS RENT CONTROL
Interview with council candidate Jose Caballero

RENT CONTROL LEGISLATION BEING CONSIDERED
AB 2502 (Mullin) is winding through the legislature. If passed, it would give local
governments the power to adopt a policy of requiring a rental housing developer
to include rent- controlled units for low income renters.  It appears to be without special
consideration for the economic viability of such projects. 


Study: San Diego is 8th hottest city for real estate
When it comes to supply and demand, metro San Diego was the eighth �hottest�
home market in the United States in May, said a monthly report from Realtor.com.

San Diego County home prices up 6.2%

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LANDLORDS STARTING TO RESIST Airbnb
"Increasingly, landlords want to keep their tenants from renting their apartments through
Airbnb or similar sites, city brokers and lawyers said.  Landlords are adding riders to leases
clearly stating tenants will face eviction if found to be renting their units.
They're adding cameras, hiring private investigators or implementing new lock systems
to catch tenants engaging in the practice."
DNA INFO (New York)

SAN DIEGO APARTMENT RENTS RISE FASTER THAN
STATE, NATIONAL AVERAGE
"A new survey of California apartment rents finds the state outpaced the nation when it comes to rent hikes
over the past year. The ApartmentList.com report found rent hikes in California exceeded the national
average every month during 2015." KPBS , 1/5/2016

SAN DIEGO MOVING TOWARD STRICTER REGULATION OF "MINIDORMS"
The San Diego City Council acted to strengthen the 'Minidorm" ordinances it passed in 2008.
"Rooming houses" were difficult to identify but the revised ordinance seeks to correct that by calling them a  "dwelling unit where three or more rooms, excluding kitchens and bathrooms, are rented to three or more individuals under three or more separate rental agreements or leases."  See the article in the
UT

FOR LEASES ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2015, LANDLORDS
TO ALLOW VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS

AB 2565 provides that for leases entered into, extended or renewed on or after after July 1, 2015, landlords shall now allow tenants to install vehicle charging stations at residential and commercial properties under certain and specific conditions.


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