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Why Rent Control Isn't An Affordable Housing Solution

Any normal market adjustment ... rent control is not a sustainable solution, the availability of affordable housing can be increased through other strategies. One idea is an incentive program, ... read more

Iowa mobile home owners get extra 30 days before steep rent increases begin

The Utah company that purchased two Iowa mobile home parks and immediately announced plans to raise residents' rents more than 50 percent now says it will delay the rent increase by 30 ... at the same ... read more

Hamilton County Commission Boosts Sewer Rate Discount for Low-Income Seniors — But Some Say Not By Enough

The Hamilton County Commission's three members voted to increase the discount for homeowners over 65 making less than $32,800 a year from 20 percent to 25 percent. “The 25% discount will make a real ... read more

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‘Barely Getting By’: State Leaders Hear Concerns About Rent Increases On Senior Citizens

(CBS4) – Dozens of senior citizens in northern Colorado came together to advocate for rent increase restrictions ... to eat,” Brantley said. “Affordable housing isn’t charity. read more

Colorado senators give first OK to allowing rent control — but consider bigger affordable-housing solutions

Statewide, rents are up 22.4 percent since 2014, Williams added during debate on the Senate floor Monday — an increase twice that of the national ... annual funding available to developers of ... read more

Rent-stabilized landlords see profits—and costs—go up, setting up battle over rent freeze

“We’re talking about making adjustments to the overall ... “So if we’re increasing the legal rent and it’s not being collected, then the increases that are impacting a lot of people ... read more

Advocates: More spending could ease affordable housing crunch

The Ways and Means Committee's fiscal year 2020 budget boosts funding for the state's rental voucher programs and substantially increases funding for ... prices and slow production, affordable housing ... read more

Low-income Alabamians could see HUD rent increases of $820 a year

Alabamians receiving federal assistance could see their rents increase by more than ... HUD Secretary Ben Carson introduced the rent increases in April as part of the "Making Affordable Housing Work ... read more

Rent-stabilized apartments to see rent increases of over 1 percent

The Rent Guidelines Board approved the increases of 1.25 percent on one-year leases and 2 percent on two-year agreements Tuesday night after ratifying rent freezes an unprecedented two years in a row. ... read more

Study Says Rent Control Is Good For Cities, Debunking Conventional Economists' Wisdom

A new Columbia Business School study, though, argues that opponents of rent control and other affordable-housing measures are ... control and zoning policies to see what would happen. read more

Repeal the tax abatement, rent control: Here’s what Philadelphia City Council candidates say they’d do first

Another five Council candidates said their first measure would further affordable housing or rent control. A few want to prioritize ... abatement and will be championing my bills in Council. To ... read more

Rent-stabilized NYC apartments see rent hikes this week—here’s what that means

As of this week, rent increases have gone into effect for rent ... (Another RGB vote will happen next year to determine what the increases for 2019-2020 should be.) “These adjustments shall also apply ... read more

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