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Richmond: Rent control, just-cause debate returns to council

After months of legislative silence on rent control and just-cause evictions, the Richmond City Council will again pick up the controversial issue Tuesday in a battle that has pitted landlords against affordable housing advocates. Approximately 50 percent of Richmond residents are renters, and 10,000 have been deemed to be paying too much for housing, according to a new city analysis that will be presented at this week’s council meeting.

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