rent control

Definition of "rent control"
  1. A regulatory measure whereby the government limits the amount landlords can charge for renting out housing and, in some cases, presides over eviction proceedings
How to use "rent control" in a sentence
  1. The city council passed a rent control law to prevent landlords from unfairly raising rents.
  2. As a result of rent control regulations, the lease agreement had to be revised.
  3. People in high-cost urban areas often advocate for stricter rent control policies to manage housing affordability.

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