Tenant Representative Needed for the Rent Stabilization Commission

Commissioner Zachary Sokoloff has informed city hall that he must resign his appointment to Beverly Hills Rent Stabilization Commission. Though he steps away only 15 months into his term, he has been a thoughtful and constructive member of the commission. Most recently he secured commission’s agreement to recommend not more than a 10% effective annual rent increase including any pass-through surcharges. The December meeting will be his last but consequential appearance as the commission is likely to agree on more pass-throughs for tenants.

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City Council Poised to Make RSO Commission Appointments [updated]

City Council has moved quickly after the Rent Stabilization Commission imploded in March to appoint two designated tenant representatives to replace the departing representatives who resigned. The city’s priority is clearly to get the commission back up-and-running, so as soon as the application period closed the council conducted the interviews. Now the appointments recommendation is coming forward for council approval. Let’s see who is tipped for those seats!

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