Category: Renters’ Rights

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...

35 Years of Progressive Leadership

By Roger Thornton, SMRR Treasurer Thirty-five years ago on April 10, 1979 Santa Monica voters passed the Santa Monica Rent Control Charter Amendment. SMRR created the Rent Control initiative, obtained the necessary signatures to...

Rent Control Report

By Marilyn Korade/Wilson, Rent Control Board Commissioner Thirty-four years old and still counting! When the newly organized Santa Monicans for Renters Rights placed Proposition A on the April, 1979 ballot, rent control was born....