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Rent Control and Policies That Affect It

Rent Control Rent Control or Rent Stabilization Ordinances are in 17 California cities — second most in the country.  San Francisco, San Jose, Berkeley, and Los Angeles all have one.  Different versions are found in each city.  In LA, we have the Rent Stabilization Ordinance and homes covered by it are called RSOs.  Our stabilization ordinance does not cover every

SAJE and PolicyLink Reach Agreement with Developer to Triple Affordable Housing Units in South-Central Los Angeles Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:     Cynthia Strathmann cstrathmann@saje.net 213-745-9961, ext. 202 SAJE and PolicyLink Reach Agreement with Developer to Triple Affordable Housing Units in South-Central Los Angeles Project October 4, 2017 — Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE) and PolicyLink announced Tuesday an agreement with developers that will roughly triple the number of long-term affordable housing units

SAJE statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

We at Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE) believe that the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by the Department of Justice is a regressive and detrimental action against the very communities that continue to make our nation great . We are outraged, upset, and disappointed at the shortsightedness of this decision from Washington. More than 800,000

Housing and Health in Los Angeles

By: Christopher Clark Housing policy has a profound impact on public health in Los Angeles. Housing unaffordability, residential instability, and poor living conditions have all been linked to serious mental and physical health problems among adult residents, as well as developmental problems in children. These three areas of housing policy (affordability, stability, and quality) are interrelated: when housing becomes less affordable,