Rent Control

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Richard M. Boeckel, Editor

Rent increases in defense industry communities

Serious shortages of habitable dwellings for rent have been reported by cities in all parts of the United States where defense industries are located, and the consequent rise in rents has brought a pressing demand for rent control legislation. Last winter the Consumer Division of the National Defense Advisory Commission suggested a model rent control bill for enactment by state legislatures, but since none of them adopted the measure, Price Administrator Leon Henderson has recently urged Congress to approve provisions ...

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