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Rent-cap bill gets second chance in Olympia

Bellingham tenant voices support for 5% limit on rent hikes

Kerri Burnside stands inside Mallard Ice Cream wearing a black hoodie with a large red "S" print.
Kerri Burnside stands inside Mallard Ice Cream Monday, Jan. 15. The shop served as an ad hoc office for Burnside while she prepared her House committee testimony on a bill that would cap rent increases.
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Democrats in the state Legislature are trying again this year to put a lid on residential rent incre
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