Why do renters deserve rent control? How can rent control be fair to property owners?

There has been a lot of misinformation put out about rent control. Some say it will hurt the economy, hurt renters and destabilize neighborhoods. Then why does Sacramento Housing Alliance support rent control? Why last week did we, with our fellow Housing 4 Sacramento coalition members, turn in sufficient petition signatures to get a local rent control/just cause ordinance on the 2020 ballot? And why are we supporting Proposition 10 on this November’s ballot?

We support rent control because our local stable housing market has been undermined by speculation, by corporate owners of