St. Paul debates merits of rent control measure on ballot

Saint Paul voters will be asked on November 2 whether the city should limit private landlords to annual rent increases of no more than 3 percent. Proponents say the measure is needed to keep housing affordable and protect tenants from…

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Rent control will appear on November ballot

An attempt to limit increases in the rent charged to residential tenants in Saint Paul is headed to the ballot this November. In response to a petition circulated by the Housing Equity Now Saint Paul (HENS) coalition and signed by…

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Referendum on rent control on tap for Saint Paul

Petition would limit rent increases to 3% per year. Saint Paul voters may well be asked this November whether or not to approve a new ordinance that would limit annual increases in the rent charged to residential tenants to 3…

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