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Pasadena Councilman Gordo Recall Petition Pretends to Be for Rent Control
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Pasadena Councilman Gordo Recall Petition Pretends to Be for Rent Control

Pasadena Tenants Union is not currently circulating a rent control petition By Terry Miller Recent news articles regarding a local councilmember were brought to the attention of the Pasadena Tenants Union (PTU) last week when an individual, attempting to get signatures for the recall of Councilmember Victor Gordo, actually knocked on Gordo’s door one evening….

PTU Motivated by Prop 10 Results in Pasadena
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PTU Motivated by Prop 10 Results in Pasadena

Proposition 10, the proposed initiative to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, was rejected at the state ballot on Nov. 6 but Pasadena voters said yes to Proposition 10. In the City of Pasadena 53,502 total votes were counted for Proposition 10. Out of that total, 29,349 votes were cast in favor of Prop 10, or 54.9…

PTU Says City of Pasadena Failed Tenants Again
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PTU Says City of Pasadena Failed Tenants Again

On Monday, July 16 the tenants at 120 S. Roosevelt Ave. shared their stories at Pasadena City Hall due to receiving 60-day notices to vacate their units. The tenants were forced to move and did not receive moving cost assistance. The tenants included low-income Section 8 tenants, Armenian and Spanish speaking community members, refugees from Syria and Iraq and a community…

Pasadena Tenants Union Supports California Local Rent Control Initiative
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Pasadena Tenants Union Supports California Local Rent Control Initiative

By Terry Miller While locally the Pasadena Tenants Union (PTU) drew short the number of signatures needed to get on the ballot, now the grassroots organization, as well as other concerned groups, is positioning that energy towards the statewide initiative in November. In 1995 “the real estate industry targeted California for increases in rents. Passage of…

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