At a time when apartment rents are starting to descend from the record highs—and the momentum for rent controls appears to be building—the Biden Administration said it is considering several executive actions that would expand protections for renters.

Among the measures on the table at the White House are standardized rental leases; grace periods for late rents; a right to counsel for tenants facing eviction; the sealing of eviction records; and a federal campaign to end discrimination against affordable housing voucher holders based on the source of income, Bloomberg reported.

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