rent control


: a system in which the government determines how much rent can be charged for an apartment, house, etc.

Full Definition of RENT CONTROL

:  government regulation of the amount charged as rent for housing and often also of eviction
rent–controlled adjective

First Known Use of RENT CONTROL



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