Rent control task force recommends changes

Stakeholders agree to exemptions to 3% cap on annual rent hikes. Following a sometimes acrimonious meeting, Saint Paul’s 41-member Rent Stabilization Stakeholders Group wrapped up more than two months of research and negotiation on June 7 with a package of…

0 Comments

St. Paul confronts thorny task of implementing rent control

As Saint Paul’s rent control ordinance nears its May 1 effective date, plans for implementing the new law are taking shape with help from a 41-member Rent Stabilization Task Force. The ordinance—one of the most stringent rent control measures in…

Comments Off on St. Paul confronts thorny task of implementing rent control

City debates the merits of rent control with and without exemptions

The clock is ticking. A new rent control ordinance takes effect on May 1 in Saint Paul, and tenants, landlords and housing developers say they want answers soon for how the city intends to implement the new law. The ordinance,…

Comments Off on City debates the merits of rent control with and without exemptions

City launches effort to amend, implement rent control ordinance

With Saint Paul’s rent control ordinance scheduled to take effect on May 1, three teams of city staff members are busy figuring out how to implement the ordinance approved by voters in a citywide referendum on November 2. “Saint Paul…

Comments Off on City launches effort to amend, implement rent control ordinance