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Activists pushing rent control proposals for Silicon Valley

The campaigns, if successful, would lead to the largest expansion of US tenant laws since the 1970s

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Ms Cornell (seated) gathering signatures on petitions to place a rent control measure on the ballot.

Washington

AFTER years of punishing rent increases, activists across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area are pushing a spate of rent control proposals, driven by outrage over soaring housing prices and fears that the growing income gap is turning middle-class families into an

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