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News - August 12, 2016

Council puts dueling rent control measure on fall ballot

Citizen-backed rent restrictions and council's milder version going before voters

by Mark Noack

This November, Mountain View voters will have a choice of two competing ballot measures that would restrict increases in apartment rents. In a late Tuesday night meeting on Aug. 9, the City Council approved final language to place a citizen-backed rent-control measure on the November ballot, but members also signed off on their own hastily crafted alternative that they described as less rigid and onerous.

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