I thought it was just a matter of time before this happened. A couple St. Paul landlords have sued the city over the rent control program that went into affect this last May. History has shown that across the country, these laws are rarely overturned, but the can be modified. The attorney in the case say that since St. Paul’s rent control is one of the most restrictive in the country, there might be some opportunity. We will see.
Here is the full article about the rent control lawsuit from the St. Paul Pioneer Press.