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State law protects many tenants from rent increases that exceed a certain amount in a year. That cap is currently 10% for San Diegans.

An inewsource investigation found that the San Diego Housing Commission isn’t checking to make sure rent increases on Section 8 voucher holders comply with state law.

But the problem is much broader, affecting tenants across San Diego County, according to attorneys who represent tenants.

We want to hear from renters to help us learn more about the scope of rent increases and how they impact tenants.

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Cody Dulaney is an investigative reporter at inewsource focusing on social impact and government accountability. Few things excite him more than building spreadsheets and knocking on the door of people who refuse to return his calls. When he’s not ruffling the feathers of some public official, Cody...