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Montgomery is about to see rents skyrocket

March 20, 2023
Aerial view of downtown Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland. Taken from the edge of the FAA-imposed flight restricted zone (FRZ) that surrounds Washington, DC.

It’s ironic, as discussed in the March 14 Metro article “Officials seek help as pandemic assistance runs out,” that the Montgomery County Council is “calling on the state to tap its budget surplus to keep rental assistance flowing to Maryland tenants at risk of eviction and homelessness” when, at the same time, one of two competing proposals in front of the county council, Bill 15-23, would set a rent cap of 8 percent plus inflation.

Article Source: Washington Post

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