Westminster council rebuffs push for rent control

An overflow crowd gathered outside City Hall during last week’s Westminster City Council meeting.

After hearing from the California Apartment Association, the Westminster City Council decided last week to steer clear of rent control policies.

The topic of capping rents came up during the city’s Aug. 14 meeting, which included eight hours of testimony from over 100 speakers. The council also received this staff report on rent control, which highlights the legal and administrative risks of the policy for the city of 91,564.

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