BAKER WORRIES RENT CONTROL WOULD DISCOURAGE NEW HOUSING
3/26/19 2:12 PM
More than two decades after voters banned local rent control, Gov. Charlie Baker signaled Tuesday he would not support a nascent push from several lawmakers to allow cities and towns to implement tenant protections, such as a limit on rent increases. "Rent control will stifle the production of new housing," Baker told reporters after a tour of the new DraftKings headquarters in Boston. "That's exactly the wrong direction we should go."
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