Bernie Sanders: As a child, rent control kept a roof over my head

Updated: Aug 12, 2019

By Bernie Sanders

Updated 10:13 AM ET, Tue July 30, 2019

I was born and raised in a three-and-a-half room apartment in Brooklyn. My father was a paint salesman who worked hard his entire life, but never made much money. This was not a life of desperate poverty -- but coming from a lower middle-class family, I will never forget how money, or really lack of money, was always a point of stress in our home. Read more here.

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