National Association of Realtor have spent nearly $150,000 to stop Hayward’s Measure T real estate transfer tax increase.
Measure T would double Hayward’s existing real property transfer tax from $4.50 per $1,000 of property value on residential and commercial buildings to $8.50.
Hayward landlords used coded racial language during a meeting in May, says the author, and the Hayward City Council ‘did not bat an eye’
The proposed Real Property Transfer Tax would add roughly $2,000 to the price of $500,000 property, the city said.
Salinas, who is running for mayor this fall, called the City Council opportunistic for welcoming the cannabis industry into Hayward
Hayward elected officials wanted their new city manager to live in Hayward, so they gave her a favorable home loan to do it amid a brewing housing crisis in the city
Hayward councilmembers unanimously approved moratoriums on vacancy decontrol and added just cause protection to nearly 15,000 rental units.
Also: San Leandro’s own city manager scandal could be heating up again on Tuesday night.
Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday had another council meltdown
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