rent control

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rent control,

in economics and law, government regulation of rent to prevent unreasonable or excessive increases. In the United States, the federal government imposed rent control (and other price controls) during World War II, and continued it in several cities after the war because of housing shortages. It was later turned over to the control of individual states and municipalities and has since ended in most locations.
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In addition to these 'unreasonable rent' rules, since 1996 rent ceilings have existed which limit the maximum amount of rent that is eligible for benefit.
In other words the overnight increase in the rent ceilings benefited the landlords leaving the employees no more better off than before.
It has been recommended to the government for increase in house rent ceiling of public sector employees and hopefully sixty five percent would be finalised from the next financial year, he added.
Like other kinds of regulation, rent ceilings spawn officials who will seek to enlarge their budgets and scope of authority--a cost to all taxpayers.
ceilings to be introduced to tackle an "affordability cricost Civitas' proposals for rent ceilings to be introduced to tackle an "affordability crisis" were welcomed by Plaid Cymru.
Civitas' proposal for rent ceilings to be introduced to tackle an "affordability crisis" has received an enthusiastic welcome from Plaid Cymru.
The government also decided to put in place price and rent ceilings as a measure to control the increasing prices and rents.
While rent ceilings for tenants of a housing unit would stay in place until they moved, the initiative jeopardizes restrictions against evictions, critics say.