The evidence leaves no doubt — rent controls hurt rental supply
Rent controls are detrimental to the quality and quantity of rental housing. Housing advocates regularly distort the data and study conclusions to paint a narrative that is false. This ultimately harms renters.  Read about it in this article.
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Argentina Offers a Textbook Study in Why Rent Controls Are a Bad Idea
Check out this textbook example of the harms of rent controls here. Argentina offers an excellent case study on why rent controls and stringent rental regulations are a terrible idea. 
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No Balconies or Luxury Toilets: How This City Fought Soaring Rents and Lost
But the measures have largely failed to stop rents—currently rising at a record pace—from nearly doubling in the past 10 years. Instead, the rules have made it harder for newcomers to find affordable housing in Berlin. Now, authorities...
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No, Ottawa, Marxism won’t solve Canada’s rental housing crisis
See this excellent article in the Financial Post here.
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The Redistribution of Wealth Caused by Rent Control
This paper analyses wealth tranfser effects of rent control: We use the price effects caused by the passage of rent control in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2021, to study the transfer of wealth across income groups. First, we find that rent control...
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