Look at all causes for rent increases

HINSDALE, N.H. — I read with interest about Brattleboro’s proposed charter change to limit rent increases to 12% per year to avoid throwing tenants out due to rent increases.

I propose an addition to this amendment: since rents may not be increased by 12%, property taxes (which affect renters as well as homeowners) may not go up by more than 12% in a year.

Let’s look at causes for rent increases ... all causes.

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