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Rent Control In Burbank? The City Council Moves To Block A Vote

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An apartment for rent in Central Los Angeles. (Matt Tinoco/LAist)
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A proposed rent control measure has been met with waves of resistance from Burbank elected officials. First, the city clerk filed a legal challenge. Then, Burbank’s City Council added their own legal challenge.

A judge is expected to rule on its merits today, and what she decides will determine whether Burbank voters have a chance to weigh in on rent control in their city. The measure would also give new powers to a Landlord-Tenant Commission and create new barriers to evictions.

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