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Rent Stabilization

April 22, 2019, 1pm PDT
Even as the city pursues new affordable housing, lax enforcement of rental regulations is leading to rising costs and evictions.
Crain's New York Business
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
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
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
June 24, 2014, 11am PDT
The New York City Rent Guidelines Board is one of the few ways Mayor Bill de Blasio can influence the price of housing in the city. All sides came away wanting when the board approved a historically low increase.
New York Times
January 3, 2013, 11am PST
With rental vacancy rates declining across America, the expansion of rent control policies may seem like a logical solution for protecting vulnerable renters from fast rising prices. But Peter Tatian argues there's little evidence that it works.
Metro Trends