Tenant Protections

April 13, 2019, 9am PDT
In the run-up to a municipal primary scheduled for May 21, Philadelphia's City Council has introduced a range of bills to address housing affordability and tenants' rights.
Next City
April 7, 2019, 7am PDT
A law that sets rental protections in New York will expire in June. Negotiations for a replacement law are just beginning.
Spectrum News
March 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Legislators are trying to chip away at the law that restricts tenant protections around the state.
Los Angeles Times
March 20, 2019, 11am PDT
Cities and states around the country are reconsidering decades-old bans on rent control.
Governing
March 7, 2019, 11am PST
The city of Inglewood is the future home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers, but current residents are worried about their future in the city as rents rise and landlords evict tenants.
Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2019, 11am PST
Democratic legislators made short work of a huge shift in housing policy.
KUOW
September 26, 2018, 5am PDT
New York habitually lets property owners begin construction without disclosing that their buildings are rent-stabilized or occupied by tenants.
Politico
August 28, 2018, 6am PDT
In "America's Eviction Badlands," universities are developing web apps to help tenants stay in their homes.
CityLab
July 9, 2018, 7am PDT
A California November 2018 ballot initiative seeking to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act could have unintended consequences, according to Related California's Bill Witte.
The Planning Report
May 21, 2018, 11am PDT
Laws that control rent-stabilized apartments have been weakened over the last 25 years while the surging economy drives many of these units into the free market.
The New York Times
April 29, 2018, 9am PDT
A ranking system that puts the tenants' rights debate on a spectrum, from renter friendly to landlord friendly.
RentCafé
April 22, 2018, 5am PDT
More than half of American tenants are rent-burdened, putting them at risk of displacement. A national collaboration with PolicyLink hopes to help.
Curbed
March 6, 2018, 9am PST
It's time for planners to contend with displacement by transit investment, writes Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal.
Los Angeles Times
January 2, 2018, 8am PST
A small San Francisco landlord argues for repealing state restrictions on rent control.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 19, 2017, 5am PST
In the interest of preserving affordable supply, the District can purchase apartment buildings that would otherwise sell to private developers.
Greater Greater Washington
November 20, 2017, 5am PST
The political support for an expanded set of tenant protections emerged in response to the program of rezonings underway as part of the de Blasio Administration's housing plan.
Politico