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Why Rent Control Doesn’t Work (Ep. 373 – April 2019) – Freakonomics 

As cities become ever-more expensive, politicians and housing advocates keep calling for rent control. Economists think that’s a terrible idea. They say it helps a small (albeit noisy) group of renters, but keeps overall rents artificially high by disincentivizing new construction. So what happens next?

Source: Why Rent Control Doesn’t Work (Ep. 373) – Freakonomics Freakonomics

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