Some articles on rents, rent, control, rent controls, controls:
... In the United States during World War I, rents were "controlled" through the efforts of local rent anti-profiteering committees and public pressure ... Between 1919 and 1924, a number of cities and states adopted rent and eviction control laws ... Modern rent controls were first adopted in response to WWII-era shortages, or following Richard Nixon's 1971 wage and price controls ...
... Some landlords use extralegal means to evade rent controls and attempt to take advantage of housing conditions ... Jurisdictions that implement rent controls may have to pass laws in response such as those forbidding landlords from compelling new tenants to hire the ... In some areas with especially strict rent controls, landlords may require "key money" (a non-refundable deposit) ...
Famous quotes containing the words controls and/or rent:
“Comparatively, we can excuse any offense against the heart, but not against the imagination. The imagination knowsnothing escapes its glance from out its eyryand it controls the breast.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“We want some coat woven of elastic steel, stout as the first, and limber as the second. We want a ship in these billows we inhabit. An angular, dogmatic house would be rent to chips and splinters, in this storm of many elements. No, it must be tight, and fit to the form of man, to live at all; as a shell is the architecture of a house founded on the sea.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)