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Old 08-21-2019, 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Ravenman View Post
So hold on now. You have some kind of official capacity in dealing with rent laws in San Jose, and you:

1. Deny the consensus of economists that rent control leads to housing shortages;
2. Assert that San Jose limits rent increases to 8%, when that law was changed in 2016 to lower the limit to 5% (your post 77);
3. You assert that the landlords’ association likes San Jose rent laws, even though they had “strong opposition” to the 2016 rent law changes that you seem unaware of;
They do not. It depends on the level of rent control.

That was when I was on the board.

Yes, they liked the laws, as is. That doesnt mean they want more laws, now does it?

How long have you sat as a City Commissioner?