While I feel bad for Robin Frakes, and the big rent increase suffered,
I'm afraid we can't legislate away the law of supply and demand.
If rents are artificially held to a certain level, landlords will not
spend money to fix up their places, and potential new landlords will not
build new rental units.
If rates continue to climb, eventually owners will be left with empty
units that they're unable to rent -- at which point they will have to