Capitol Chat: Politico's Jeremy White On Rent Control Cody Drabble Friday, July 13, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. FILE — In April 2018, Billy Martin, right, joined dozens of other supporters of a rent control initiative who marched into an office building where the California Association of Realtors is located calling for more rent control.Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo Rising rents and home prices are driving California residents to reconsider how the state regulates housing. Voters will decide on a controversial ballot measure this November that could give local governments more leeway in enacting rent control. The campaign to block that ballot measure is already underway. Joining us today to help us understand it all is Politico reporter Jeremy White.