Before long the only groups with any rights remaining will be illegals and politicians.
The state of California is on a roll of late with passing legislation that seems intent on making life worse for the citizens. With a number of issues growing in size that cause more problems for residents what better way to show hostility towards your residents than to pass more laws that target them and favor those with less vested participation in the state. The latest is an attempt to make it illegal for landlords to look into the past of prospective renters.
The city of Oakland has just passed a new law that will ban property owners from performing criminal background checks on applicants for rental property. Dubbed Fair Chance Housing Ordinance, this mess of a law continues the liberal ideology of any law with the word ‘’Fair’’ in its heading being a complete mess. Going forward property owners cannot deny a lease to an individual due to a criminal record.