California Proposition 2

Proposition 21 Endorsed by Leaders, Organizations from Central Valley

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 7:29pm

Enacting common-sense reform such as Prop 21 will protect those California families until we can make homeownership in our state more affordable."

Key Points: 
  • Enacting common-sense reform such as Prop 21 will protect those California families until we can make homeownership in our state more affordable."
  • I am proud to support the efforts of affordable housing advocates across the state by endorsing Proposition 21, said Delano City Councilman Bryan Osorio.
  • Housing Is A Human Right (HHR) is the housing advocacy division of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), and the leading sponsor of Proposition 21.
  • Proposition 21 is sponsored by Homeowners & Tenants United, with significant funding by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

Bay Area News Group Editorializes: Vote No on 21

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 6:29pm

The Bay Area News Group, publishers of the San Jose Mercury News, the East Bay Times, and more than a dozen community newspapers and news websites with five million readers weekly, today became the latest editorial board to urge readers to vote no on Proposition 21.

Key Points: 
  • The Bay Area News Group, publishers of the San Jose Mercury News, the East Bay Times, and more than a dozen community newspapers and news websites with five million readers weekly, today became the latest editorial board to urge readers to vote no on Proposition 21.
  • Thats when 59% of California voters wisely rejected a measure that would have allowed cities to impose tougher local rent control restrictions, notes the editorial.
  • Read the full editorial here: https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/08/07/editorial-more-rent-control-wont-...
    In addition to the Mercury News and East Bay Times, the Bay Area News Group includes the Marin Independent Journal, Walnut Creek Journal, Alameda Journal, Los Gatos Weekly Times, The Argus, and The Daily News plus local websites such as bayarea.com.
  • Ad paid for by No on Prop 21: Californians for Responsible Housing, a coalition of seniors, veterans, affordable housing advocates, labor & social justice organizations, sponsored by California Apartment Association.

Proposition 21 Campaign: SEIU California Joins Growing List of Unions, Workers to Support Fair Housing

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 6:01pm

Housing justice advocates and champions of Proposition 21 today announced that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California endorsed Prop 21, the November 2020 state ballot initiative that will limit unfair rent increase and preserve affordable housing in California.

Key Points: 
  • Housing justice advocates and champions of Proposition 21 today announced that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California endorsed Prop 21, the November 2020 state ballot initiative that will limit unfair rent increase and preserve affordable housing in California.
  • SEIU California is a 700,000-member union made up of nurses, healthcare workers, janitors, social workers, security officers, in-home caregivers, school and university employees, court workers, and city, county, and state employees.
  • The union joins an ever-expanding list of federal and state elected officials, local city councils, and social, housing, and racial justice organizations to support the fight for housing justice in California.
  • SEIU members are taking a stand: we support Prop 21 because California cant wait any longer to help families make the rent.

Housing Justice Movement Takes on the Barons of Real Estate

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 1:48am

The billionaire-funded committees include Californians for Responsible Housing, Californians for Affordable Housing, Californians to Protect Affordable Housing, and Californians for Responsible Housing - General Purpose Committee.

Key Points: 
  • The billionaire-funded committees include Californians for Responsible Housing, Californians for Affordable Housing, Californians to Protect Affordable Housing, and Californians for Responsible Housing - General Purpose Committee.
  • The average campaign contribution for Californians for Responsible Housing sponsored by the California Apartment Association is $76,098.
  • Prop 21 has the endorsement of an ever-expanding list of federal and state elected officials, local city councils, and social, housing, and racial justice organizations to support the fight for housing justice in California.
  • "The fight for housing justice will take an army of supporters who believe that all Californians deserve access to stable and affordable housing," said Ren Christian Moya, campaign director for the YesOn21 Campaign.

Backers of Prop 21 Sued Over False Arguments in Ballot Argument

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 12:45am

The Yes on 21 campaigns signers are violating that law, argues the lawsuit, with information that has no foundation in fact.

Key Points: 
  • The Yes on 21 campaigns signers are violating that law, argues the lawsuit, with information that has no foundation in fact.
  • The suit focuses on three false claims made by the Yes on 21 campaign and seeks to correct those statements in the official ballot arguments.
  • Their ballot arguments, designed to confuse voters, are simply false.
  • Ad paid for by No on Prop 21: Californians for Responsible Housing, a coalition of seniors, veterans, affordable housing advocates, labor & social justice organizations, sponsored by California Apartment Association.

Proposition 21 Endorsed by State Democratic Party

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 8:30pm

Housing justice advocates and champions of Proposition 21, a November 2020 state ballot initiative that will allow for the expansion of rent control throughout California, today announced that the California Democratic Party endorsed the ballot measure.

Key Points: 
  • Housing justice advocates and champions of Proposition 21, a November 2020 state ballot initiative that will allow for the expansion of rent control throughout California, today announced that the California Democratic Party endorsed the ballot measure.
  • "The California Democratic Party is proud to endorse Proposition 21, a ballot initiative that will help keep families in their homes.
  • We encourage CA voters to vote YES on Prop 21 this November, said Rusty Hicks, Chair, California Democratic Party.
  • "We are extremely excited to have the support of the state Democratic Party and are more energized today to continue our fight for fair housing, said Ren Christian Moya, campaign director for the Proposition 21 campaign.

Proposition 21 Endorsed by Prominent Black-Led Organizations

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 12:56am

The organizations join a growing list of federal and state elected officials; local city councils; and social, housing, and racial justice organizations to support the fight for housing justice in California.

Key Points: 
  • The organizations join a growing list of federal and state elected officials; local city councils; and social, housing, and racial justice organizations to support the fight for housing justice in California.
  • "We could not be prouder and more honored to have the support of such prominent organizations," said Ren Christian Moya, campaign director for the YesOn21 campaign.
  • Housing Is A Human Right (HHR) is the housing advocacy division of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), and the leading sponsor of Proposition 21.
  • Proposition 21 is sponsored by Homeowners & Tenants United, with significant funding by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

Proposition 21 Endorsed by AFSCME California PEOPLE

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 5:12pm

Housing justice advocates and champions of the Proposition 21, a November 2020 state ballot initiative that will allow for the expansion of rent control throughout California, today announced that AFSCME California PEOPLE endorsed the ballot measure.

Key Points: 
  • Housing justice advocates and champions of the Proposition 21, a November 2020 state ballot initiative that will allow for the expansion of rent control throughout California, today announced that AFSCME California PEOPLE endorsed the ballot measure.
  • "AFSCME California PEOPLE is proud to endorse Prop 21 and be a part of the fight for fair housing.
  • We must pass Prop 21 in November to keep families in their homes," said Jason Haenel AFSCME Political Action Representative for California.
  • "We are proud to have the support of AFSCME California, which represents thousands of California workers, many of who are both directly and indirectly affected by the states on-going housing affordability crisis," said Ren Christian Moya, campaign director for the Proposition 21 campaign.

Proposition 12, HSUS, Exposed in California Legislature

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 11:00am

Assembly Member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry began with the most fundamental question: "You wrote Proposition 2 in 2008, and you wanted cage-free housing.

Key Points: 
  • Assembly Member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry began with the most fundamental question: "You wrote Proposition 2 in 2008, and you wanted cage-free housing.
  • Proposition 12 flatly contradicts HSUS's previous "cage-free" initiative (2008's Proposition 2) by explicitly legalizing the continued use of egg industry cages throughout California for several more years.
  • "The exact same egg-industry guidelines called for in this initiative are within days of being passed by the legislature.
  • "Of theinitiatives appearing on the November ballot, Proposition 12 is thedirtiestof the dozen,"concludedMiller,"We're confident that California voters won't get fooled again and that thisfraudulent initiative will be decisively rejected."

"Cage-free" Ballot Measure, HSUS, Exposed in California Legislature

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 2:00pm

Assembly Member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry began with the most fundamental question, "You wrote Proposition 2 in 2008, and you wanted cage-free housing.

Key Points: 
  • Assembly Member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry began with the most fundamental question, "You wrote Proposition 2 in 2008, and you wanted cage-free housing.
  • Assembly Members Marc Levine and Devon Mathis then requested details about the campaign's fundraising, and its paid signature-gathering practices.
  • "The exact same egg-industry guidelines called for in this rotten initiative are within days of being passed by the legislature in the form of AB 3021 (Levine).
  • Founded in 1985 and over 250,000 members strong, HFA is nationally recognized and respected for its integrity and its groundbreaking anti-cruelty campaigns.