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Prop 13

  1. housing
    Governor Newsom Takes Aim at California’s NIMBYismThe new California governor is quickly showing his seriousness about addressing the state’s affordable housing crisis.
  2. Rich Absentee Landlords Make a Killing from California’s Prop 13Designed originally to protect middle-class homeowners, California’s Prop 13 is now benefiting rich absentee landlords who inherited their properties.
  3. California Voters Will Decide Whether to Partially Repeal a Sweeping Tax LawLiberal groups are finally going to touch the “third rail of California politics” by trying to limit Prop. 13 to residential property.
  4. Californians Will Be Voting on a Wild Array of Ballot Initiatives in NovemberFrom repeal of a controversial gas-tax increase to a mandate for cage-free eggs, other issues will compete with candidates for money and attention.
  5. California Property Tax Initiative Could Be Another Boon to GOP TurnoutA Realtor-backed ballot initiative expanding property tax loopholes for homeowners over 55 could drive turnout among Republican-leaning voters.
  6. The Resistance to ‘the Resistance,’ in Orange CountyFamously right-wing Orange County, California, is changing rapidly — but not so rapidly that its county government isn’t fighting back.