www.washingtonpost.com—Once we were the country that passed ambitious legislation such as Social Security and Medicare.
Oregon just became the first state to pass rent control. Why haven’t other states done the same?. Oregon became the first state to implement a statewide mandatory rent control policy this week, limiting landlords to once-per-year rent increases that cannot go over seven percent, plus inflation. Gov. Kate Brown (D) signed the measure on Thursday and it went into effect immediately, providing much-needed relief to residents dealing with increasing rent costs and [