GGTA Defends Rent Control, Provides Neighborhood Leadership

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If you’re a resident of one of the 1,254 rental units at the Gateway Apartments and Townhomes, it’s important to know what a valuable service the Golden Gateway Tenants Association provides.

First, it works to safeguard rent control – a great asset that the City’s tenants often take for granted, but shouldn’t.  The San Francisco Rent Ordinance limits a landlord’s ability to increase rents in most pre-1979 buildings by tying the annual increase to a version of the Consumer Price Index.  Other cities including Berkeley, San Jose and Santa Monica also have rent control.

GGTA was founded in 1982 after our landlord took the position that rent control should not apply to the Gateway complex, then known as the Golden Gateway Center.  More information about this is on the History & Mission page.

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