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"Prop. 21 provides no protections for seniors and would hurt senior renters and homeowners alike."
Gary Passmore
President, Congress of California Seniors

California Renter Alert

Warning: Prop 21 allows rent increases on the lowest income Californians fo up to 15%. It's why the California Council for Affordable Housing, the California NAACP, the Congress for California Seniors, and Gov. Gavin Newsom say No on 21.

Californians Oppose Prop 21

California Senior Advocates League

California State Conference Of The NAACP

Get The Facts

Prop 21 has ZERO Provisions
Prop 21 has no specific provisions to reduce rent, stop evictions or deal with homelessness.
Prop 21 Hurts Renters
It contains no protections for seniors, veterans or the disabled, and has no plan to build affordable housing.
15%↑ in Rent
Prop 21 will lead to an across the board 15% increase in rents - even applied to the lowest-income renters. In the current recession, this massive rent hike will lead to mass evictions all across California.

NEWS

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Proposition 21 Backers’ Ads Rated “MISLEADING” in Media Fact Checks

Yes on 21’s Dishonest Ads Fail Scrutiny  Television advertisements by the proponents of Proposition 21 are being panned as “misleading” in fact checks by media organizations throughout the state.  Proposition 21 is the “housing freeze” measure opposed by Governor Newsom, labor, senior, veterans and affordable groups that has received more than $40 million in funding […]

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Three More California Newspapers: No on Prop 21

Desert Sun, Chico Enterprise-Record, LA Sentinel Join Nearly Every California Newspaper Editorial Board in Opposition to “Housing Freeze” Measure SACRAMENTO – Three more California newspapers, the Desert Sun, Chico Enterprise-Record and Los Angeles Sentinel, today editorialized against Proposition 21, the measure opponents say will worsen California’s housing crisis. The three publications join nearly every other […]

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More Than 100 Mayors, Supervisors, City Council Members Oppose Prop 21

Join Governor Newsom, Other Elected Officials in Opposing “Housing Freeze”  More than 100 elected officials from throughout California today announced their opposition to Proposition 21, the November measure that opponents say will reduce affordable housing in the state and require cuts in community services.  The comprehensive list of officials includes County Supervisors, Mayors, City Council […]

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Santa Rosa Press Democrat Joins California Newspapers Editorializing NO on Prop 21

Northern California Newspaper Joins Every Major State Daily in Opposing “Housing Freeze” The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, California’s largest newspaper between San Francisco and the Oregon border, today urged its readers to vote no on Proposition 21, the “housing freeze” statewide ballot measure. In an editorial headlined “No on 21: Rent control law won’t end […]

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Sacramento Bee, Fresno Bee, Modesto Bee, San Luis Obispo Tribune, Merced Sun-Star Urge Readers To Vote No On Proposition 21

Newspapers Had Endorsed Prop. 10 in 2018, But Flip on Prop. 21 McClatchy Newspapers, the publishers of the Sacramento Bee, Fresno Bee, Modesto Bee, San Luis Obispo Tribune, and Merced Sun-Star, today urged their readers to oppose Proposition 21. The editorials are significant, as the Sacramento Bee and San Luis Obispo Tribune supported a similar measure, Proposition 10, in 2018, and now […]

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Fresno Mayor Lee Brand, Central Valley Groups Oppose Proposition 21

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand, joined by community groups from across the Central Valley, today announced their  opposition to Proposition 21, the November ballot measure financed by Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation that would undermine the strongest statewide rent control and renter protections in the nation. “Prop 21 is the same bad idea the voters rejected in […]

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Bay Area News Group Editorializes: Vote No On 21

The Bay Area News Group, publishers of the San Jose Mercury News, the East Bay Times, and more than a dozen community newspapers and news websites with five million readers weekly, today became the latest editorial board to urge readers to vote no on Proposition 21. In an editorial headlined “More rent control won’t solve […]

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER GROUP EDITORIALIZES: VOTE NO ON 21

The 11-newspaper Southern California Newspaper Group today urged readers to vote no on Proposition 21. In an editorial headlined “Proposition 21 will make the housing crisis worse. Vote No,” the newspapers noted that the measure will hurt affordable housing construction, reduce property values, and will result in fewer rental properties available.  Prop. 21 “distorts, and […]

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Leading Senior Groups Announce Opposition to Proposition 21

Congress of California Seniors, California Senior Advocates League Urge “No” Vote The Congress of California Seniors and the California Seniors Advocates League, two of California’s leading senior citizen organizations, today announced their opposition to Proposition 21, the November ballot measure financed by Michael Weinstein and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation that would undermine the strongest statewide […]

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Backers of Prop 21 Sued Over False Arguments in Ballot Argument

Opponents Cite Three “False and Misleading” Statements, Ask Court to Strike Opponents of Proposition 21 today filed suit today in Sacramento Superior Court seeking to strike and revise three different “false and misleading statements” made by the Yes on 21 campaign in its ballot statement. The suit, filed by Los Angeles Realtor Malcolm Bennett against […]

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LAO: Proposition 21 Would Cost State, Localities “High Tens of Millions Per Year” in Lost Revenue, Result in Less Housing

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–Proposition 21, the November ballot measure financed by Michael Weinstein and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation that would undermine the strongest statewide rent control and renter protections in the nation, could result in “a potential reduction in state and local revenues in the high tens of millions of dollars per year over time,”according to the […]

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Interested Party Memo: Quick Update on Weinstein’s “Housing Freeze” Initiative / Housing Trends

It’s been a few months that AIDS Healthcare Foundation qualified its ballot measure for the November ballot. Here’s an update of the state of the campaign and some housing trends affecting it. Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the only major contributor to the ballot measure. According to the California Secretary of State, this so-called […]

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Roaches and Bedbugs Oh My: Rent Control Ballot Measure Michael Weinstein’s “NonProfit” AIDS Health Foundation Being Sued by Tenants, Called a “Slumlord” by Residents of Property It Owns

Roaches. Bedbugs. “Slum-like” conditions. That’s what the Los Angeles Times found tenants complaining about when it did a deep dive into a property owned by Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Health Foundation, the “nonprofit” that plans another rent control measure for the November ballot. AHF, a de facto drug company that generates $1.4 billion per year in […]

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State Building and Construction Trades Council of California Announces Opposition to “Housing Freeze” Initiative

Sacramento – The State Building and Construction Trades Council of California today announced its opposition to the “housing freeze” ballot initiative financed by anti-housing activist and businessman Michael Weinstein that has qualified for the November 2020 ballot. The initiative would repeal significant portions of the state’s rental housing laws and undermine the strongest statewide rent […]

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Paid for by No on Prop 21: Californians for Responsible Housing, a coalition of seniors, veterans, affordable housing advocates, labor & social justice organizations, sponsored by California Apartment Association. Committee Major Funding from Essex Property Trust and Affiliated Entities; Equity Residential; and AvalonBay Communities.
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