Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Rural Rent Control

while rent control in the cities is under attack, rural areas have been making advances...

Mobile Home Park Lot ‘‘Rent Control’’:
A Successful Rural Legislative Campaign
Steven Soifer, PhD

ABSTRACT. Successful legislative campaigns, especially those in rural areas, are not often reported in the literature. There are many lessons to be learned from these campaigns. This case example explores a significant legislative victory by an organization called Tenants United for Fairness-Vermont (TUFF-VT), and applies several different community organizing models in the analysis of the campaign.