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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Still, he cautioned that any New York developers looking to jump ship shouldn't think it's as easy as just picking a location without a legislature set on enacting rent restrictions.
Landlords and Tenants Rent Restrictions Board vice chairperson Beatrice Mathenge said landlords should follow procedures in dealing with tenants.
With the newly awarded 4% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, the property will be subject to the same rent restrictions for an additional 30 years.
Mr Leonard says the people of Airdrie and Coatbridge will be among those to benefit from the Rent Restrictions Act, dubbed 'The Mary Barbour law' after the renowned social reformer, with more than 11,000 North Lanarkshire residents on the housing waiting list.
The federal regulations include income and rent restrictions to accommodate low-income family housing.
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.