rent control


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rent control

regulation by law of the rent a landlord can charge for domestic accommodation and of his right to evict tenants.
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"From the Gold Coastin Hoboken, Port Imperial, and Jersey City, to market-rate projects in Newark, New Brunswick, Long Branch, Trenton, and Camden, scores of buildings that are now home to thousands of New Jersey's working families would not have been possible without this commitment from the state to safeguard new construction from the well-known ills of local rent control," said the NJAA.
Just prior to the elimination of rent control in 1995, controlled units typically rented at 25 to 40 percent below the prices of nearby uncontrolled units, a clear benefit to tenants in those units.
(Rent stabilization, a watered-down form of rent control, has many problems--one of which is that most newcomers to the city rarely move into apartments covered by it.) And so one wonders what will happen to Brooklyn's literary renaissance or its arts scene when one-bedroom units in Bushwick go for two grand.
The representatives of traders, belonging to almost all markets, called on the chief commissioner and asked him to forward the new draft of Rent Control Act to the Ministry for Interior.
The company owns 27 mobile home parks in California, many of them subject to rent control."
In adopting rent control the Gulf has moved in the opposite direction to the rest of the world.
Souza Jr., a member of the Rent Control Board, told Mr.
Here are five good reasons why rent control is a public policy nightmare masquerading as a dream for low-income tenants:
Instead of blaming rent control regulations for the rise in homelessness, why not blame the banks for refusing to invest in low profit areas?
The first lesson they draw from the work is that development of good public policy in this area requires an understanding of all the implications of rent control. Policy development should be based on fact, not ideology.
Rent control has been in force in a number of major American cities for many decades.
Like much of politics, the fight over rent control boils down to a struggle between organized money and organized people.