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Protesters Disrupt Landlord Convention, State Rep Calls for Rent Control

And protesters interrupt a landlord convention. by Heidi Groover While landlords met inside the convention center, tenant advocates rallied outside. HG Tenant advocates and politicians, namely Kshama Sawant, have for years called for a policy they say would help Seattle renters but which is outlawed in Washington: rent control. Today, State Representative Nicole Macri, a Democrat whose district includes Capitol Hill, announced she will propose a bill to repeal the state ban on rent control.
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