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
Mon, Jun 13, 2016 - 5:50 AM
Ms Cornell (seated) gathering signatures on petitions to place a rent control measure on the ballot.
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...