Virtual Meeting Wed Nov 9: Rent Control and Rent Stabilization Lived Experience

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This presentation will share the lived experience of one landlord who went through the rent control years and kept detailed records of what it was like. We will learn about:

  • What it was like to attend a rent control hearing,
  • How rent control and its repeal changed Cambridge,
  • Which lessons the public needs to remember today as "rent stabilization" threatens to return,
  • And more.

Attendees will leave with additional tools to advocate against a return to rent control and rent stabilization in Massachusetts.

SA: 'Both parties miserable. Vote to grant 'merely because I represent the landlord, but both sides should grow up.' FC: 'Affirm cuz no case made.'
A scan from the 1983 rent stabilization minutes. At the time it was called rent control.
Linda Levine wears her hair should length and smiles.
Linda Levine, Cambridge Landlord and MassLandlords Record Scanner

Part of this event will be presented by Linda Levine. Linda is a Cambridge landlord and has been since the rent control years. Linda's volunteering was instrumental in defeating rent control in the 1994 ballot initiative. She is now the MassLandlords Record Scanner reviewing archives held by the city.

Picture of Patrick Sullivan. Patrick is wearing a gray hoodie with the logo of
Patrick Sullivan of Obtainable Sobriety, also a MassLandlords Director, will moderate networking time.
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Networking time will be moderated by Patrick Sullivan. Patrick has been an avid landlord since 2007 primarily focusing on multi families in the greater Worcester area. Having worked in high level IT his whole life he looks at things from a different perspective which he applies to real estate. He became a Real Estate agent in 2015 and now primarily focuses on Sober living facilities for people recently out of drug and alcohol treatment centers. Patrick sits on the statewide MassLandlords Board of Directors.

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Open to attendees statewide

You are welcome to participate in this virtual meeting no matter where you are.

Wednesday, November 9th

Virtual Meeting Agenda (New Times!)

  • 5:00 pm Sign-in and virtual networking: you can chit chat with others as people log in
  • 5:40 pm Presentation
  • 6:40 pm Virtual meeting ends

By member survey, the business update has been reimagined as a set of convenient videos viewable anytime online.

Participation is Easy

We have two formats of online events:

  • Virtual meetings include optional audience participation via video, phone, and screenshare and are not recorded.
  • Webinars have limited participation options (typed questions only) and are recorded.

Our virtual registration desk is open for all events one hour starting 30 minutes prior to the event start time. Call 774-314-1896 or email hello@masslandlords.net for live, real-time help signing in and using your technology.

If joining a virtual meeting, please use the zoom "test audio" feature. You will be allowed to talk to others if your microphone is good and there is no background noise. We reserve the right to mute anyone for any reason. Attendees without a microphone or who don't want to be heard can type questions.

Virtual Meeting Details (hosted by Zoom)

We will share our video, audio, and computer screen and slides.

  • Optional: You can share your video with everyone, talk to everyone, and type chat with everyone. Video sharing is not required. Talking is not required.

Password will be emailed and viewable online.

Topic: Rent Control Virtual Meeting November 9, 2022 Time: Nov 9, 2022 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88957022719 Meeting ID: 889 5702 2719 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online Dial by your location +1 309 205 3325 US +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 646 931 3860 US +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 386 347 5053 US +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) +1 564 217 2000 US +1 669 444 9171 US +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 719 359 4580 US +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 889 5702 2719 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcQiIC5B2b

Pricing

Open to the public. Membership is not required!

  • Contemporaneous participation:
    • Public: $14
    • Members: $7

This event will not be recorded.

Slides and handouts if any will be uploaded to Rent Control.

 

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This virtual meeting counts for continuing education credit for Certified Massachusetts Landlord Level Three. Beep in. Leave feedback/beep out.

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