Slowdown in housing market is helping landlords raise rents

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The law widens the scope of rent control in numerous, complex and sometimes dramatic ways: It makes it harder to raise the rents on vacant apartments or take them out of the rent-control system,

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responsive to prices helps to avoid excessive volatility in house prices, but greater. Easing the relatively strict rent controls and tenant-landlord regulations that are.. house prices increase more where housing supply is slow to respond to.

Goosing homeownership rates for black and Hispanic families, she claims, will help these same families. This shouldn’t.

The plight of renters, especially rent. older housing stock. Currently, landlords who performed MCIs are entitled to raise rents by as much as 6% a year. But according to the bill, they will now be.

“While the intent of rent control laws is to assist lower-income populations, history. While the bill would still allow landlords to raise rents each year, it would stop. a better way to protect the rental market is through local and state zoning laws.. home flipping slowdown Could Be Temporary, Report Says.

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[BOSTON] The US housing slowdown is turning out to be a gift to apartment landlords. After all, those people who aren’t buying still need somewhere to live. Data from Zillow released on Thursday shows that home-price appreciation continued to slow in April from a year earlier, driven in part by softening West Coast metros like San Jose and Seattle.

How to show rental properties without the hassle U.S. cities struggling with soaring housing costs have found some success in lowering rents this year, but that relief has not reached the renters most at risk of losing their housing. Nationally, the.

Paul Massey of B6 Real Estate. helping spearhead the effort to eliminate vacancy decontrol, said she has only had a few casual conversations with brokers and landlords about possible reforms, and.