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Roderick Wright, My Thoughts on Inglewood’s Rent Control

I have been a rental property owner in Inglewood for over 40 years.  I have also spent many years in elected office, including most of which positions I represented Inglewood. Rental property owners are in business, just like any other business we risk capitol with the intention of making a profit.  This proposal increases [...]

2019-11-06T15:44:37-08:00November 6th, 2019|Advocacy|

Bernie Sanders’ Call for ‘National Rent Control’ May Sound Good, but It’s Actually a Lousy Idea

The Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders recently announced his housing policy, which, among other things, calls for a new nationwide rent-control law. Specifically, Sanders wants to limit annual rent increases across the country to one and a half times the rate of inflation or 3%, whichever is higher. For anyone who has ever struggled to [...]

2019-11-04T16:58:16-08:00November 4th, 2019|Advocacy|

Dog Rescued from Chesapeake Apartment Fire

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Chesapeake Fire Department rescued a dog from an apartment fire Sunday morning. According to the department, the fire was called in at 7:24 a.m. When crews arrived at the 1000 block of Thrive Place in the Deep Creek section of the city, they forced entry into the apartment and discovered [...]

2019-11-08T09:54:44-08:00November 4th, 2019|Advocacy|