AAOC Guest Editorial Opposing Rent Control

Posted By: Chip Ahlswede Legislative Affairs, Advocacy Updates,

The current push for more rent control has made the conversation difficult in the public. AAOC has been working with elected officials to change the tide of support for policies such as rent control recently. Our efforts in Buena Park, Costa Mesa, and even Santa Ana have shown that we are effective when we get out there and present our case.

Where we have turned our focus to on this is the understanding that the public has on rent control. And this is where we will truly make a difference. Helping community leaders, homeowners, and even tenants understand the impact of these policies will be what makes the difference in elections - and specifically on ballot initiatives.

This weekend the Orange County Register - as well as the other 10 Southern California News Group publications - ran an opinion article penned by the Apartment Association of Orange County delivering a consumer-sided perspective on rent control and what happens when its passed

You can read the article by CLICKING HERE

The article is also included below if you can't open the link.

We are excited to continue these efforts on your behalf, and ask that you please share the articles, begin conversations, and contribute to protecting your industry and your livelihood today! Consider making a donation to AAOC’s:

  • LEGAL DEFENSE FUND - support legal challenges of anti-housing laws and policies including Santa Ana’s Rent Control and Just Cause Eviction ordinances.
  • ISSUES PAC - support advocacy, ballot initiatives, and other political efforts that seek to protect the interests of the rental housing industry.
  • CANDIDATES PAC - support the election of candidates to local and state offices who understand our industry and share our values.

 Thank you and let us know how we can best support you!

Orange County Register Article opposing rent control as a solution to housing affordability
AAOC advocates for public policies that create a supportive housing environment