rent control

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rent control

n.
Governmental control and regulation of the amounts charged for rented housing.

rent control

n
(Law) regulation by law of the rent a landlord can charge for domestic accommodation and of his right to evict tenants
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The federal regulations include income and rent restrictions to accommodate low-income family housing.
Also, 121 of the 520 rental units will be designated affordable, with long-term income and rent restrictions, while the remaining will be market-rate, the company stated.
Of the 520 residential units, 121 will be designated affordable, with long-term income and rent restrictions.
Rent restrictions will continue to apply to such units.
But speaking on condition of anonymity, a source from the municipality said that the political backing for implementing last year's rent restrictions had disappeared.
The law, named for Charles Urstadt, the governor's commissioner of Housing and Community Renewal, put the power to regulate rents in the state's hands and gave property owners the right to remove apartments from rent restrictions when the tenant vacated the unit -- a phenomenon known as vacancy decontrol.
In Los Angeles, about 20 percent of rent restrictions that are set to expire in the next five years were funded by the state or city.
He addresses rent restrictions characterizing the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program, the subsidy process, tax assessment issues, and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice requirements.
Consequently, GAO recommended in 1989 that Congress remove all rent restrictions and not mandate any further restrictions, and the most restrictions have been lifted.