BOMA/GLA BOARD BRIEFED ABOUT BOMA’S NATIONAL POLICY WINS

John Bryant, Vice President, Advocacy Codes and Standards, addressed the BOMA Board of Directors at its recent meeting, noting that BOMA International gained significant protections for real estate through the Tax Reform Act of 2017. Click here for a one-page review of key provisions. This year, BOMA continues to fight the elimination of the Energy Star Program and energy tax credits, and to push for ADA reform.

BOMA/GLA GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE TAKES POSITIONS ON BALLOT MEASURES H AND S

With the March elections around the corner, the Government Affairs Committee, the issue-tracking arm of the association, voted to support LA County Measure H while opposing City of LA Measure S.

Measure H would increase the sales tax by one quarter cent to support substance abuse and mental health services for the homeless. The proposal is designed as a companion bill to LA’s recently-passed Measure HHH, which uses bond proceeds to finance homeless facility construction.