COVID-19: What We Can Expect from Sacramento and Our State’s Legislature

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LIVE Webcast: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon PST

Join us online for an important information session on April 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM.  Hear a briefing by Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles lobbyist, Kate Bell, Partner of Capitol Advocacy in Sacramento, one of the State’s most prestigious lobbying firms.  Kate spends much of her time meeting with the Governor and his staff in addition to holding regular meetings on housing policy with members of the State’s legislature. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Legislature has been on recess and expected to return “with a vengeance” in early May.  It is expected that the Legislature will concentrate on housing and assisting those adversely impacted by COVID-19.  This is your opportunity to hear about the latest proposed regulations from a true Sacramento insider.

Planned Topics Include…

  • Proposed Assembly Bill 828, which would impose a 25% reduction in rent for 12-months and impose unbalanced eviction regulations
  • Governor’s executive ordes and how they impact rental housing providers
  • Statewide rental registry
  • Balcony inspection “fix-it” Bill sponsored by AAGLA
  • Update on Proposition 10, Version 2.0 – The Rental Affordability Act ballot initiative
  • Proposal for Statewide Renter Assistance
  • State Option to Purchase Housing Left Vacant for 90 or More Days
  • Unit Splitting Bill sponsored by Apartment Industry
  • Legislative priorities
  • And much more!


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Kate Bell
Partner, Capitol Advocacy – Sacramento

Kate Bell, a partner with Capitol Advocacy, has lobbied in the state for over 15 years and is recognized as one of Sacramento’s most effective lobbyists on tax, procurement, and general business issues. Kate’s ability to articulate issues, find solutions, and her knowledge of California’s complicated bureaucracy gets results for the firm’s clients.  Kate is widely respected by the Capitol community for her ability to frame issues effectively and knowledgeably. On the tax front, Kate has won several multi-million-dollar settlements, tax refund claims, and new business incentives before the State Board of Equalization, California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, Franchise Tax Board and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, as well as passed major tax incentive legislation in the state.


Daniel Yukelson
Executive Director, Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA)

Daniel Yukelson is currently the Executive Director, Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA).  As Certified Public Accountant, Yukelson began his career at Ernst & Young, the global accounting firm, and had served in senior financial roles principally as Chief Financial Officer for various public, private and start-up companies.