Tags Urban Consumer Price Index for the Bay Area
Tag: Urban Consumer Price Index for the Bay Area
ReBUTTal: The arguments for rent control in Richmond
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt has set himself up to be the spokesman for landlords in a campaign against rent control in Richmond. The jump in Richmond rents the past few years, reflecting trends in the Bay Area, has produced new calls for the progressive city council to respond with rent control and “just cause” requirements for eviction. The mayor’s arguments are classic examples of misusing numbers and logic.