As housing prices surge, rent control is back on the ballot


              Flyers for the Yes on Measure H! campaign are distributed at La Pintoresca Park in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Cities across the country are pushing measures to stabilize or control rents when housing prices are skyrocketing. Voters from Orange County, Florida, and in several California cities are asking voters to approve ballot measures that would cap rent increases. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              A rent control advocate signs his name to a mock eviction notice during a demonstration in front of the Florida Realtors office building Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Pasadena resident and landlord, Joe Bautista, 47, a supporter of the Yes on Measure H! campaign, picks up campaign flyers at La Pintoresca Park in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Cities across the country are pushing measures to stabilize or control rents when housing prices are skyrocketing. Voters from Orange County, Florida, and in several California cities are asking voters to approve ballot measures that would cap rent increases. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Yes on Measure H! campaign volunteer leader, Liberty McCoy, left, and campaign coordinator director, Bee Rooney gather at La Pintoresca Park to distribute campaign flyers to volunteers in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Cities across the country are pushing measures to stabilize or control rents when housing prices are skyrocketing. Voters from Orange County, Florida, and in several California cities are asking voters to approve ballot measures that would cap rent increases. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Volunteers of the Yes on Measure H! campaign pick up flyers at La Pintoresca Park to visit voters in their neighborhood in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Cities across the country are pushing measures to stabilize or control rents when housing prices are skyrocketing. Voters from Orange County, Florida, and several California cities are asking voters to approve ballot measures that would cap rent increases.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              *Rent control advocates for Orange County demonstrate in front of the Florida Realtors office building Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Yes on Measure H! volunteer Ed Washatka talks to home owner Luc Anthony, left, in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Cities across the country are pushing measures to stabilize or control rents when housing prices are skyrocketing. Voters from Orange County, Florida, and in several California cities are asking voters to approve ballot measures that would cap rent increases. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Yes on Measure H! volunteer Ed Washatka, right, visits tenant Eric Hilgart at a duplex apartment in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Cities across the country are pushing measures to stabilize or control rents when housing prices are skyrocketing. Voters from Orange County, Florida, and in several California cities are asking voters to approve ballot measures that would cap rent increases. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Yes on Measure H! volunteer Ed Washatka canvases the neighborhood in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. Cities across the country are pushing measures to stabilize or control rents when housing prices are skyrocketing. Voters from Orange County, Florida, and in several California cities are asking voters to approve ballot measures that would cap rent increases. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)