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.
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.
"We need more voices like this to be heard by wider audience of property owners so they understand the impact to their communities and own property. This is terrifying."
"Very informative. Linda gave a very comprehensive talk on the history of rent control with relatable examples of what occurred during that time."
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Friday, January 27th
- 12:00 pm Presentation
- 1:00 pm Webinar ends
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When: Jan 27, 2023 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Rent Control Webinar January 27, 2023 Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88131083869 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 646 931 3860 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 305 224 1968 or +1 309 205 3325 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 719 359 4580 or +1 253 205 0468 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 360 209 5623 or +1 386 347 5053 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 507 473 4847 or +1 564 217 2000 or +1 669 444 9171 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 689 278 1000 Webinar ID: 881 3108 3869 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbP1DooU5p
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