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Rent control isn’t the solution to Ontario’s housing problem

2017-04-19 The Globe and Mail

Practitioners of economics tend to agree that rent control is a thoroughly awful idea, The Globe and Mail argues. The Candian paper refers to "Sweden’s Assar Lindbeck famously said that 'In many cases, rent control appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city – except for bombing.'”

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