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Connections: The debate over rent control

In the span of just six months, New York State has taken a serious look at rent control laws. Can they work for the entire state?

Advocates want the state to pass the laws to protect tenants. Opponents argue that the laws have unintended consequences, that hurt everyone. Our guests debate it:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.