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Mayor Scott Vetoes The City Council's Security Deposit Bill: Analysis With WYPR's Sarah Kim

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For renters, the Security Deposit Alternative Bill's potential costs outweighed its benefits, according to Mayor Scott.

Yesterday, Mayor Brandon Scott issued an 11th hour veto of a hotly debated bill designed to give renters more options for paying security deposits to their landlords.

Sarah Y. Kim, a Report for America/Anthony Brandon Fellow, is WYPR's health and housing reporter.

WYPR’s Health and Housing reporter Sarah Y. Kim joins Tom with details on the Mayor's decision, and reactions to it from the City Council and city housing advocates.

Sarah Y. Kim joins us on our digital line.

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