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Michigan bill could cap soaring rents, aligning with six other states and DC

Posted on AllSides May 28th, 2024
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According to The City of Kalamazoo, rental rates have gone up 45% since the pandemic. As a result, people are spending a good chunk of their paycheck just to keep the place they live. There's a bill going through The Michigan legislature now that could help. The bill essentially aims to put Michigan on the map with 6 other states that have rent control - including California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Minnesota and Oregon. Plus, the District of Columbia. “House Bill 4947 simply repeals to prohibition or preemption on...

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