rent control

rent control
rent con·trol n: government regulation of the amount charged as rent for housing and often also of eviction
rent–con·trolled adj

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

rent control
Laws that limit the amount of rent landlords may charge, and that state when and by how much the rent can be raised. Most rent control laws also require a landlord to provide a good reason, such as repeatedly paying rent late, for evicting a tenant. Rent control exists in some cities and counties in California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, DC. Also called rent stabilization, maximum rent regulation, or a similar term.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Renters' & Tenants' Rights

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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