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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  • Ken Ward
    signed 2017-07-04 00:37:25 -0700
  • Karrin Herring
    signed 2017-07-03 21:38:49 -0700
  • Steve Main
    signed 2017-07-03 21:19:02 -0700
  • joseph verity
    signed 2017-07-02 00:18:48 -0700
  • Dennis Wood
    signed 2017-07-01 18:13:54 -0700
  • Connie Herrera
    signed 2017-06-29 20:39:34 -0700
  • Bob Hutcherson
    signed 2017-06-28 22:23:07 -0700
  • Jessica Lamar
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-06-26 08:51:13 -0700
    Gov. Brown can restore the #RentersRebate and give critical relief to seniors and the disabled. Take action!
  • Jessica Lamar
    signed 2017-06-26 08:50:36 -0700
  • Kelly Schumacher
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-06-24 14:30:44 -0700
    Gov. Brown can restore the #RentersRebate and give critical relief to seniors and the disabled. Take action!
  • Kelly Schumacher
    signed 2017-06-24 14:30:04 -0700
  • Lynn Schumacher
    signed 2017-06-24 14:24:51 -0700
  • Russell Naylor
    signed 2017-06-18 17:41:36 -0700
  • Mary Allbright
    signed 2017-06-16 18:21:37 -0700
  • Linda Sims
    signed 2017-06-07 17:48:32 -0700
  • Ravin Battle
    signed 2017-06-05 18:15:15 -0700
  • Tyneisha Kelly
    signed 2017-05-30 12:45:40 -0700
  • Wayne Hinklin
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-28 00:30:27 -0700
    Gov. Brown can restore the #RentersRebate and give critical relief to seniors and the disabled. Take action!
  • Wayne Hinklin
    @zonejc2001 tweeted link to this page. 2017-05-28 00:30:23 -0700
    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=3587
  • Sijin Lei
    signed 2017-05-21 19:42:16 -0700
  • Renata Lamb
    signed 2017-05-14 17:00:43 -0700
  • Warren Witter
    signed 2017-05-13 18:38:13 -0700
  • Wayne Hinklin
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-11 23:47:49 -0700
    Gov. Brown can restore the #RentersRebate and give critical relief to seniors and the disabled. Take action!
  • Wayne Hinklin
    @zonejc2001 tweeted link to this page. 2017-05-11 23:47:44 -0700
    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=3587
  • Wayne Hinklin
    signed 2017-05-11 23:46:46 -0700
  • Tamika Thomas
    signed 2017-05-09 21:57:57 -0700
  • Gwendolyn Mahdee
    signed 2017-05-09 17:50:27 -0700
  • Jorge Vsrgas
    signed 2017-05-09 12:01:24 -0700
  • Teresa Oliver
    signed 2017-05-05 21:54:11 -0700
  • Alice Mitchell
    signed 2017-05-04 15:43:28 -0700

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