CalMatters


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A California housing crisis mystery: Rents are way up this decade, but eviction filings are way down

Matt Levin
CalMatters
December 22, 2019
Despite a major run-up in rents, California landlords are using the courts far less frequently to remove tenants. What’s going on?

Op-Ed

Access to civil justice in California remains elusive. It could be an opportunity

Alan Steinbrecher, Sean SeLegue
CalMatters
October 8, 2019
More than half of California households had problems last year that are civil legal issues, but nearly 70% of them received no legal help. That is one of the stark findings of the State Bar’s California Justice Gap Study.

News Story

Widespread Evictions Reported Before California Rent Cap Law Takes Effect Jan. 1

Matt Levin
CalMatters
October 27, 2019
In the months until a new law takes effect, tenants rights advocates are scrambling to combat what they say is a wave of landlords exploiting a temporary loophole. Could it have been avoided?



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