Supporters of a rent control initiative march across the street from the Capitol calling for more rent control in April. Sacramento voters could see a statewide measure and a local measure on their ballots this fall.
Supporters of a rent control initiative march across the street from the Capitol calling for more rent control in April. Sacramento voters could see a statewide measure and a local measure on their ballots this fall. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Supporters of a rent control initiative march across the street from the Capitol calling for more rent control in April. Sacramento voters could see a statewide measure and a local measure on their ballots this fall. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

It shouldn't take a threat of rent control for Sacramento to fix the housing crisis

June 08, 2018 10:54 AM

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

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