Hayward council argues over rent control cap

Hayward renters could see their annual rent increases lowered from a current 5 percent cap to as low as 2 percent, according to a proposed revision to the city’s Residential Rent Stabilization Ordinance. The city’s three-member Homelessness-Housing Task Force last week moved forward a staff proposal that could tie rent hikes to increases in the Consumer Price Index.…


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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