Articles Tagged With ‘Rental Housing Inspection Ordinance’




SLO voters shoot down nondiscrimination in housing measure

In a special election in which only a quarter of city voters participated, the San Luis Obispo electorate shot down an initiative aimed at permanently putting an end to SLO’s dormant rental inspection program. The... (Continue reading)

Stew Jenkins takes aim at Guadalupe’s rental inspections

The leader of the movement to repeal and replace San Luis Obispo’s rental inspection program is threatening to overturn a similar ordinance in Guadalupe. San Luis Obispo attorney Stew Jenkins describes Guadalupe’s ordinance as “more... (Continue reading)

SLO to hold special election as city battles to keep inspecting rentals

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Rather than adopting a non-discrimination in housing ordinance and staving off a special election, the San Luis Obispo City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to send the ongoing dispute over a rental inspection... (Continue reading)

Special election on SLO rental inspections still looms

Though the San Luis Obispo City Council is currently in the process of repealing the city’s controversial rental inspection ordinance, it appears the council must soon choose between adopting an alternative ordinance pushed by opponents... (Continue reading)

SLO Council votes to repeal rental inspection ordinance

Faced with a looming special election, the San Luis Obispo City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to repeal the city’s controversial rental inspection ordinance. A second vote at an upcoming council meeting is necessary for the... (Continue reading)

Harmon vows to battle climate change as SLO’s mayor

At a press conference on the city hall steps, San Luis Obispo Mayor-elect Heidi Harmon reaffirmed her intent to battle climate change while in office. Harmon said she plans to push for SLO to become... (Continue reading)

Rizzo amends his SLO rental inspection lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE Local activist Kevin Rice has joined a property owners association and several landlords in filing a lawsuit against the city of San Luis Obispo over its controversial rental inspection program. On Oct.... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit filed against SLO over rental inspection program

A property owners association and several landlords filed a lawsuit Thursday against the city of San Luis Obispo contending the city’s controversial rental inspection program is unconstitutional. A month earlier, another group started the process... (Continue reading)

SLO’s rental housing ordinance treads on people’s rights

OPINION by DAN CARPENTER In 2015, the majority of San Luis Obispo City Council passed a new Rental Housing Inspection Ordinance. I was one of two council members who opposed it, with the majority —... (Continue reading)