Tag Archives: Rent Control

Protesters Convene on Landlord Convention and Rep. Macri Announces Support for Rent Control

by Will Sweger

Tuesday morning inside the concrete and glass walls of the Washington State Convention Center was a completely unremarkable scene. Men and women, dressed in business casual, their names displayed hanging on lanyards around their necks, made rounds on the carpeted hallways and complained about uncomfortable chairs.  Continue reading Protesters Convene on Landlord Convention and Rep. Macri Announces Support for Rent Control

Rent Control and Its Discontents: Dissecting the Rent Control Debate

By Anne Althauser

I came home from work last Monday night to find my apartment broken into and all my electronics stolen. While the first thoughts flooding into my mind were of the irreplaceable items I had on my laptop, which I will likely never get back, my next thought was that I could not possibly afford to move. In the midst of this moment of violation that notion soon monopolized my thoughts. Continue reading Rent Control and Its Discontents: Dissecting the Rent Control Debate