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Bureau of Labor Statistics Announces New CPI Adjustment
Bureau of Labor Statistics Announces New CPI Adjustment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has announced the 12-month (April 2021 - April 2022) adjustment in the Consumer Price Index for the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim (Orange County) Region has been set at 7.9%. Continue Reading

by Chip Ahlswede
05/13/2022


What’s the Fastest Way to Cede Local Control to Sacramento? Ask the Housing Industry.
What’s the Fastest Way to Cede Local Control to Sacramento? Ask the Housing Industry.

“We are all for ‘Local Control’ until the locals get out of control,” was a mantra I heard for years working with various advocacy organizations – and it rings true today, more than ever, when it comes to housing in Orange County. The result is quickly becoming that we are losing control... Continue Reading

by Chip Ahlswede
05/13/2022


Rental Housing Providers Must Provide Dampness & Mold Booklet
Rental Housing Providers Must Provide Dampness & Mold Booklet

Effective January 1, 2022, rental-housing providers are required to provide prospective residents with a new booklet entitled, “Information on Dampness and Mold for Renters in California.” Continue Reading

by Chip Ahlswede
12/20/2021


Chip Ahlswede Named Vice President of External Affairs
Chip Ahlswede Named Vice President of External Affairs

The Apartment Association of Orange County announced today the hiring of Chip Ahlswede as its Vice President of External Affairs. Continue Reading

by David Cordero
12/1/2021


Santa Ana Rent Control Update (10/20/21)

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Santa Ana Rent Control Update (10/20/21)

The first Orange County city has fallen. Santa Ana approved new rent control and just cause eviction laws on a 4-3 vote of the city council on Tuesday, October 19. Santa Ana now becomes the first city in Orange County to surpass existing state rent control laws. Continue Reading

by David Cordero
10/20/2021


New "Three Day Notice to Perform or Quit" Form Now Available
New "Three Day Notice to Perform or Quit" Form Now Available

The Apartment Association of Orange County (AAOC) has published a new Three Day Notice to Perform Conditions and/or Covenants or Surrender Possession operational form, in compliance with state law following the end of California's COVID-19 eviction moratorium on September 30, 2021. Continue Reading

by Spartacus Avina
10/14/2021


Santa Ana Rent Control Update (10/6/21)

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Santa Ana Rent Control Update (10/6/21)

At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 6, after nearly seven hours of public comment on the city’s proposed rent control and just cause eviction ordinances, the Santa Ana City Council unexpectedly decided to redo their first reading and preliminary vote from two weeks earlier. Continue Reading

by David Cordero
10/6/2021


Updated "Three Day Notice to Pay or Quit" Form Now Available
Updated "Three Day Notice to Pay or Quit" Form Now Available

The Apartment Association of Orange County (AAOC) has updated its Three Day Notice to Perform or Surrender Possession operational form, in compliance with state law following the end of California's COVID-19 eviction moratorium on September 30, 2021. Continue Reading

by Spartacus Avina
10/4/2021


Santa Ana Rent Control Update (9/24/21)

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Santa Ana Rent Control Update (9/24/21)

More than 150 AAOC members and other housing industry partners made phone calls, submitted emails, and/or showed up at Santa Ana City Hall this past Tuesday night (September 21st) to FIGHT for your business interests and to try stopping rent control and just cause eviction ordinances from immediate Continue Reading

by David Cordero
09/24/2021


Santa Ana City Council to Consider Rent Control and Just Cause Eviction Ordinances

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Santa Ana City Council to Consider Rent Control and Just Cause Eviction Ordinances

On Tuesday, September 21, the Santa Ana City Council will consider the adoption of over-reaching and punitive Rent Control and Just Cause Eviction ordinances that would, among other things: Continue Reading

by David Cordero
09/17/2021


Multi-family property owners, renters to benefit under new Santa Ana trash hauling contract

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Multi-family property owners, renters to benefit under new Santa Ana trash hauling contract

The Santa Ana City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday night to award a new, 10-year solid waste collection contract to Anaheim-based Republic Services. The vote represented a victory for multi-family property owners and renters... Continue Reading

by Bill Christiansen
08/18/2021


AB 832 Webinar Video Available for Viewing
AB 832 Webinar Video Available for Viewing

The video from AAOC's member briefing, "The COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium Extension: What Housing Providers Need to Know About AB 832," is now available for online viewing. AAOC members who would like the access link to view the video should email Sandy Gimpelson at SandyG@aaoc.com. Continue Reading

by David Cordero
07/22/2021