VOTE NO ON RENT CONTROL
St. Paul Ballot Question 1
The St. Paul Area Chamber OPPOSES the St. Paul Rent Control Ballot Initiative
The St. Paul ballot initiative is a well-intentioned but misguided policy change. We agree, we need more housing, but this is a political solution to a supply problem. Our community must look at new approaches to housing issues that increase the supply of available rental units. There are too many unanswered questions regarding this UNVETTED and strict ballot initiative.
If passed, RENT CONTROL will ACTUALLY:
Vote NO on November 2nd!
Rent control advocates paint a simplistic picture that isn't accurate. Before you vote, find out why economists and housing experts call this a solution looking for a problem.
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