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Housing check: Rent control in Boston

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Boston Mayor Michelle Wu is planning to propose a rent control policy that would cap yearly rent increases at 10%, citywide, with limited exceptions. However, Mayor Wu faces a steep uphill battle to push the policy through, with critiques of her plan coming from lawmakers, tenant groups and developers alike. Boston Globe reporter Emma Platoff joins The Common for the first part of a two-day deep-dive into efforts around affordable housing in Boston and the state.

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Darryl C. Murphy is the host of WBUR's daily news and culture podcast, "The Common."

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Frannie Monahan is a producer for WBUR’s daily news and culture podcast, "The Common."

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