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Janet Smith Interviewed During WBEZ-FM Story on IL Rent Control

Apartment where rising rent took place

Janet Smith, UIC professor of urban planning and policy and co-director of UIC's Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement, is interviewed during a Chicago Public Media (WBEZ-FM 91.5) news story about Illinois' rent control ban and an advisory referendum to lift the ban that will appear on some March 20 primary election ballots in Chicago. Smith says rent control is a tool that should be explored in Chicago amid growing income disparities. Text and audio from the story are available at: