As D.C. Activists Push To Expand Rent Control, A Tool To Keep Track Of It Has Been Delayed For Years | DCist

December 21, 2020
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On December 21, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s policy brief, How would the “Reclaim Rent Control” proposals change the District’s rental housing landscape?, was cited by DCist:

In 2011, a study by the Urban Institute found that 79,145 units across 4,818 properties in D.C. were “potentially subject to rent control.” At a recent Council hearing, advocates have put the number closer to 90,000 units. The D.C. Policy Center, though, set the number at 72,858 units in a policy analysis published in November.

Read more: As D.C. Activists Push To Expand Rent Control, A Tool To Keep Track Of It Has Been Delayed For Years | DCist

Related: How would the “Reclaim Rent Control” proposals change the District’s rental housing landscape? | D.C. Policy Center

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