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Should state lawmakers lift ban on rent control?
City Inside/Out: Rent Control
1/12/201829:22

POLL: Should cities be allowed to enact rent control? 

Rent control is illegal in Washington state, but with Seattle's skyrocketing rents, there is a controversial new effort to regulate residential rents charged by landlords. Should lawmakers vote to lift the state ban and allow cities to impose their own laws? How would landlords and the housing market be impacted?

Guests:
Morris Groberman, NW Commercial Real Estate Investments
Dae Shik Kim Hawkins Jr., Seattle Renter
Rep. Nicole Macri (D-43rd)
Sen. Jamie Pedersen (D-43rd)
Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Council
Roger Valdez, Seattle for Growth

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