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Posted August 3, 2022 by Abdul Jiwan

Rent Control’s Self-Defeating Effects

When New York State’s legislature passed a bill strengthening rent controls on apartments in June, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio crowed that the legislation “will halt displacement . . . and keep working families in the homes they love.” Yet one of the biggest eras of displacement in Gotham’s history happened decades ago because of rent control.

Read about it here.