City of Santa Monica Rent Control Adjustments, Measure GA (November 2012)

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A City of Santa Monica Rent Control Adjustments, Measure GA ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Santa Monica in Los Angeles County, where it was approved.

Measure GA changed the Santa Monica City Charter to "allow the annual rent control general adjustment to be based on 75% of the annual percentage change in the Consumer Price Index, but limited to an adjustment between 0% and 6%; and to give the Rent Control Board discretion, after a public hearing, to impose a dollar limit, within the 0-6% range, calculated using the same formula employed when imposing a limit under the existing general adjustment formula."

Election results

Measure GA
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 18,650 60.52%
No12,16639.48%
Final official results from the Los Angeles County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure GA: "Shall the City Charter be amended to allow the annual rent control general adjustment to be based on 75% of the annual percentage change in the Consumer Price Index, but limited to an adjustment between 0% and 6%; and to give the Rent Control Board discretion, after a public hearing, to impose a dollar limit, within the 0-6% range, calculated using the same formula employed when imposing a limit under the existing general adjustment formula?"[1]

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