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Rent Control is Not the Answer (Just Look at SF)

July 28th, 2015

Originally posted at The Seattle Times. Rent control is not the answer to Seattleā€™s housing crisis. But as housing demand outpaces housing supply, renters are bearing the resulting brunt of rent increases. Understandably, for renters who want to halt these rising costs, rent control sounds like an appealing idea. Some politicians are seizing upon the […]

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