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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Supporters say rent controls help address the growing costs of housing.
Rent controls also do the very opposite of what they're designed for.
(Alliance News) - Phoenix Spree Deutschland Ltd said Friday had reservations that potential new rent controls in Berlin could be implemented and emphasised it has profitably dealt with such controls in the past, following weakness in its share price.
As in conventional rent-control analytics, the market forces in Figure 1 will lead to a monthly rent payment of [R.sub.1] with [U.sub.1] units made available--absent rent controls. Under conventional rent-control analytics, a controlled rent, Rc, will be set below [R.sub.1].
"We need an end to unfair evictions, rent controls, and a radical overhaul of the housing system to deliver rent stability."
In general, the laws in these four states identify the jurisdictions that are permitted to adopt rent controls, the method to be used to calculate rent, and the properties that are exempt.
ISN'T it odd that the people who argue against rent controls are usually the people who own the houses, and their old maxim that rent controls builds slums is another one of the landed gentry myths.
Ben Clark: "Rent controls encourage would-be builders to not build.
YES Malcolm Warrack managing director, Cullen Property While many of the Scottish Government proposals for a new private rented sector tenancy will enhance security and flexibility for both tenants and landlords, evidence points to the fact rent controls will hinder investment in the sector, dis-incentivising small and large landlords from participating and/or maintaining their properties to a high standard.
The Governor's Conditional Veto preserves the new construction exemption from local rent controls on new rental apartment construction.
In 1970, the city of Cambridge imposed far-reaching rent controls on residential properties built prior to 1969, placing strict caps on rent price increases and implementing policies that made it difficult for property owners to remove rent controlled units from the rental stock.
While admitting it was "a strong possibility" that rent controls could dissuade investment in the city, she contends, "The thing is--people are hurting right now ...