Lawmakers and tenants call on governor to make rent control a priority for 30-day session

Em Bird-Brown, an organizer with the Peoples Housing Project, leads tenant advocates in a chant in front of the Roundhouse on Saturday. The group is calling on the governor to allow the Legislature this session to strike down a 33-year-old law that prohibits cities from adopting rent control ordinances. (Photo by Patrick Lohmann / Source NM)

Ralliers gathered in front of the Roundhouse to showcase support for rent control in New Mexico. Patrick Lohmann from Source New Mexico reports.