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The Return of Rent Control

2019-03-06 NPR/Radio WPSU and more

NPR/Radio WPSU and more observe that rent control is coming back in the state of Oregon: "The Swedish economist Assar Lindbeck [IFN] once called it "the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city—except for bombing." But, with rent levels in cities like Portland, San Francisco, and New York making life increasingly unaffordable for many residents, lawmakers see rent control as a fix they can deliver immediately."

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