District Line Daily: “Reclaim Rent Control” Gets A Hearing | Washington City Paper

November 09, 2020
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On November 9, 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 Washington City Paper:

The D.C. Policy Center, a business-backed think tank, released a lengthy report on the bill ahead of hearing that could spook some councilmembers. The report says the bill would cost D.C. $134 million over the next 11 years. “Lower rents = lower taxable assessments = lower taxes,” tweeted the report’s author. (It does not appear that the report incorporates possible savings.) 

Read more: District Line Daily: “Reclaim Rent Control” Gets A Hearing | Washington City Paper

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

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