Beverly Hills News – “I’m A Resident, Not A Tenant” Resonates With Human Relations Commissioners At Renters/Landlords Meeting | BH Courier

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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