This week we are running a few items directly related to Proposition 13, as several lawmakers and advocacy groups have indicated making changes to this landmark law and removing protections afforded commercial property owners is high on the agenda.

Firstly, we want to remind you that the grassroots coalition “Californians Against Higher Property Taxes” (CAHPT) is out there to support our industry efforts on this issue.  We are very involved with this group that helps leverage the collective power of all groups that are impacted by property tax issues.

CAHPT was formed in 2008 to educate and inform California opinion leaders and the public about the devastating impacts of increased property taxes, including split roll and reduced parcel tax thresholds. CAHPT is focused at the local level and is managing media outreach and is preparing communication pieces ‒ including Letters to the Editor, media talking points, backgrounders and op-eds to be placed throughout the state.

If you would like more information on how to become directly involved with support of CAHPT, please contact Rex Hime (, or click here for more information.

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