Stories about Rent Control

A No on 10 study out of UC Berkeley is so dumb it’s almost a joke

A professor who is also a real-estate consultant says rent control is bad for tenants and small businesses. That's ridiculous -- and he doesn't seem to want to defend his argument.

Tenant Troubles: What Prop. 10 is really about

The measure does nothing but allow local control; for a lot of tenants, it could make a huge difference

The truth about ‘progressive’ housing policy

The "Nimby boomers" are not the ones who created the housing crisis.

The neighborhood case for Proposition 10

The measure would restore local control to cities, who can address their housing needs

New study says rent control doesn’t discourage new housing

USC researchers say the data shows that Prop. 10 wouldn't stifle housing production. That's a direct challenge to the real-estate industry campaign

Who supports real rent control — and environmental justice in Bayview?

Plus: Do we need Whole Foods or housing on Jackson and Van Ness? That's The Agenda for Oct. 1 to Oct. 7

Statewide tenant group celebrates ten years of organizing

Friday night event celebrates the first effort to organize California renters since the 1980s

Prop. C kickoff puts politicians in the spotlight: Whose side are you on?

It's the most important effort to address homelessness in SF history; who is with the community and who is running away?

The real rent control debate

Effective controls on rents help local economies -- no matter what the landlords say about Prop. 10

We know how to control housing costs

An urban economics and housing expert explains the truth about rent control