Faculty Member Rich Appelbaum Pens an Op-Ed on Rent Stabilization

Human and Organizational Development faculty member Richard Appelbaum, Ph.D., pens an op-ed with UCSB professor Alice O’Connor, Ph.D., titled, Rent Stabilization Is a Necessary Tool, for The Santa Barbara Independent.

They write:

Richard Appelbaum smiling with arms folded.

Richard Appelbaum, Ph.D.

In comprehensive and authoritative surveys of rent regulation in California and across the U.S., researchers from the University of Southern California, the University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, and the Washington, DC-based Urban Institute offer careful assessments of what well-designed and implemented rent stabilization measures can accomplish. Far from “never succeeding,” these and other studies report that rent stabilization helps to promote residential stability at the household and neighborhood level, keep rental housing costs in check, and reduce vulnerability to unjust eviction, among other worthy goals.

To read the full op-ed, visit here: https://www.independent.com/2022/06/29/rent-stabilization-is-a-necessary-tool/

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