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Housing Woes Push Into 2020 Campaign From Nevada and Beyond

LAS VEGAS — Like many, Mario Wolthers was lured to Las Vegas a decade ago from California by cheaper housing costs. But when his apartment managers tried to raise his rent last spring, he moved in with a roommate. "I'm a responsible taxpaying citizen. I hel...
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Gov. Newsom Gets Bill Capping Rent Increases

SACRAMENTO — Lawmakers sent Gov. Gavin Newsom legislation Wednesday capping rent increases as the state struggles with an affordable housing and a homelessness crisis. The cap expires in 2030 and would not a...
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California Governor Announces Deal to Cap Rising Rent Prices

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom reached a deal with apartment owners and developers Friday on legislation that would cap how rapidly rents can rise as the state grapples with a housing crisis. The deal would cap annual rent increases at 5% plus inflation, wi...