Tell Gov. Brown to Restore the Renters Rebate

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The housing crisis is tough on all of us, but for low income elderly and disabled Californians it has become almost impossible to get by.

In 2008, then-Governor Schwarzenegger used his line-item veto power to eliminate a small tax rebate, just up to $347.50 per household, for elderly, blind and disabled renters making less than $44,096.

Nearly 500,000 households relied on the “Renter’s Rebate” to pay the rent, buy groceries and get crucial medical coverage. With rents skyrocketing all over the state, the lack of such basic assistance is an outrage.

California has its first budget surplus since the program was cut. Governor Brown and the California legislature can immediately restore the Renter’s Rebate by funding it in the new state budget. But they’ll only do it if you demand it. 

Elderly and disabled Californians have been suffering in this housing crisis. Senior and disabled tenants need this basic lifeline back. We need to act right now while the budget is being written and debated in Sacramento.

Tell the state legislature to restore the renters rebate and bring relief to struggling California renters today.

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"I demand you restore full funding California’s renters' rebate for those most vulnerable in the current housing crisis: low-income, senior and disabled Californians."

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  • frances roberts
    signed 2017-01-19 17:12:36 -0800
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    signed 2017-01-05 23:43:46 -0800
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    signed 2017-01-02 02:37:34 -0800
  • Jacqueline Christensen
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  • Rodolfo Nunes
    signed 2016-12-22 17:40:58 -0800
  • Fred Riley
    signed via 2016-12-22 15:54:50 -0800
  • (805) 291-3416
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-12-22 10:50:14 -0800
    Gov. Brown can restore the #RentersRebate and give critical relief to seniors and the disabled. Take action!
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    signed 2016-12-22 10:50:08 -0800
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    posted about this on Facebook 2016-12-22 10:49:19 -0800
    Gov. Brown can restore the #RentersRebate and give critical relief to seniors and the disabled. Take action!
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    @geckopaws3 tweeted link to this page. 2016-12-22 10:49:14 -0800
    Gov. Brown can restore the #RentersRebate and give critical relief to seniors and the disabled. Take action! http://www.tenantaction.org/renters_rebate?recruiter_id=3298
  • Sarah Reed
    signed 2016-12-22 10:48:39 -0800
  • Jimmy Schweizer
    signed 2016-12-22 08:21:24 -0800
  • Matthew Saylor
    signed 2016-12-21 22:49:58 -0800
  • James Marquez
    signed 2016-12-21 22:42:52 -0800
  • Jefferey Mattos
    signed 2016-10-16 12:01:48 -0700
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    signed 2016-10-13 16:35:12 -0700
  • Critasha Younger
    signed 2016-10-09 20:08:19 -0700
  • Robert iturraran
    signed 2016-10-08 09:52:11 -0700
  • Andrew Myers
    signed 2016-10-05 07:02:13 -0700
  • David Terrell
    signed 2016-10-02 13:29:25 -0700
  • Tacoa Byrd
    signed 2016-09-29 13:13:19 -0700
  • Brenda Carroll
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-09-16 19:12:22 -0700
    Gov. Brown can restore the #RentersRebate and give critical relief to seniors and the disabled. Take action!
  • Donna Salas
    signed 2016-09-14 12:03:53 -0700
  • carole gray
    signed 2016-09-12 13:16:28 -0700
  • Joyce Thompson
    signed 2016-09-08 22:08:31 -0700
  • mary Allbright
    signed 2016-09-05 15:14:41 -0700

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