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Landlords say state rent caps may force them to raise rents more frequently

10/08/2019 7:47 AM | Margaret Fulton (Administrator)

Prominent landlord attorney Dennis Block stood before a crowd of more than 200 at an apartment owners trade show in Pasadena and, to laughs, boasted of having evicted “more tenants than anybody else on the planet Earth.”

Block said he was proud to enforce what he said America was built on: property rights. He then talked about the “scourge of this new statewide rent control that is coming up” and offered some ways that landlords could evade rules that as of Jan. 1 would cap annual increases for tenants at 5% plus inflation and require “just cause” to evict.

Read More: https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2019-10-07/california-landlords-respond-to-rent-caps

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