This week, California Approves Statewide Rent Control In An Effort to Ease Housing Crisis

California lawmakers approved a statewide rent cap on Wednesday covering millions of tenants, the biggest step yet in a surge of initiatives to address an affordable-housing crunch nationwide. The bill limits annual rent increases to 5 percent after inflation and offers new barriers to eviction, providing a bit of housing security in a state with […]

Top sales: NBCUniversal exec Ron Meyer produces whale of a sale in August

An entertainment executive, an NBA franchise owner and a Marvel films director were among the movers and shakers making the biggest real estate deals in L.A. County in August. Here’s a closer look: $100 million — Malibu Ron Meyer, the entertainment executive and talent agent who co-founder Creative Artists Agency and now serves as vice […]