Category: City Council

POD Program

URGENT:  RENT-BURDENED SENIORS SHOULD APPLY FOR CITY RENTAL ASSISTANCE STARTING NOVEMBER 4, 2019 Visit this website for more information: www.smgov.net/pod Thanks to the efforts of SMRR and its allies, the City is about to...

SMRR Acts to Keep Neighbors Housed

By Michael Soloff, SMRR Executive Committee member and Housing Commissioner Two years ago I told you that thousands of elderly Santa Monicans are struggling to survive with just $20 each day after paying rent...

SMRR: Accountable to YOU!

By Councilmembers Kevin McKeown and Sue Himmelrich Vote for a SMRR candidate, and you know what you’re getting. We represent you based on the SMRR platform, which you helped write. What are our platform...

Addressing Trends and Making Progress

By Ted Winterer, Mayor Pro Tempore If you’ve ever driven from Santa Monica to the Grand Canyon you at one point close to the park on the Kaibab Plateau passed through the largest monoculture...

Santa Monica: The Year Ahead

By Tony Vazquez, Mayor As Mayor of Santa Monica, I have one simple and fundamental goal for this year: I want to get things done.  I want to thank former mayor Kevin McKeown, who...

Tenant Harassment Ordinance Amended

By Jennifer Kennedy, SMRR Steering Committee It is hard to believe that on April 10th, the 36th Anniversary of Rent Control, long-term tenants paying low rents are still experiencing unfair treatment from a growing...