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 NJAA, which submitted an veto request on June 28, said it is confident that the Governor's conditioonal veto deletes what it considers "the most dangerous sections of the bill" and proposes that the Department of Community Affairs conduct a study of rent control and its effects on seniors.
In Housing Market Spillovers: Evidence From the End of Rent Control in Cambridge, Massachusetts (NBER Working Paper No.
Better yet, Sanders says, "It was a rent-controlled pad!" In his view, the system of rent control established after World War II "helped make artistic effort in New York City a thing of glory." Time and again, Sanders drives home the point.
He said new proposed draft for Rent Control Act will be sent to the Ministry for Interior within a couple of days.
In an editorial opposing Proposition 98, a California ballot measure that would reduce rent control rights for residents, the Times criticizes the proposal, stating: "with the ill-considered Proposition 98, property rights advocates once again have undermined themselves and poorly served homeowners, businesspeople and real estate investors by overreaching."
Rent control, seen by many economists as old-fashioned, has recently made a surprising comeback in one group of high-growth, dynamic economies - the Gulf.
WARREN - A 50 percent hike in rentals at the problem-plagued Evergreen Mobile Home Park was approved unanimously last night by the town's Rent Control Board.
Rent control was recently implemented in Alberta with a one year moratorium on rent increases--and the debate in the province continues as to whether more restrictions and controls are needed to solve the problem of increasing rents.
The 1997 Rent Regulation Reform Act provided that when a tenant's income is in excess of $175,000 for two successive years and where the apartment's rent is $2,000 or more per month, the apartment will be declared exempt from rent control or rent stabilization.
The Housing (Private Rented Dwelling) Act, 1982, was introduced to replace rent control laws struck off as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.
That is how, we are told, rent control leads to homelessness and abandonment of property.
Rent Control: Regulation and the Rental Housing Market.