Beverly Hills News – “I’m A Resident, Not A Tenant” Resonates With Human Relations Commissioners At Renters/Landlords Meeting
Posted Thursday, February 16 – 7:00 PM
By Victoria Talbot
A regular meeting of the Human Relations Commission lasted nearly four-and-a-half hours as landlords assailed the new Rent Stabilization Urgency Ordinance for, “taking away their tools,” reducing their profits and making it harder to evict tenants.
“There was a pervasive bias against non-owners,” said tenant David Berke. “For example, the persistent use of the word ‘tenant,’ as though we are somehow ‘less than.’ I am not a ‘tenant.’ I’m a resident.”
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