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Affordable housing: Living in shipping containers

2019-04-25 LIberty Unyielding and more

LIberty Unyielding and further media argue that "loosening zoning and simplifying building codes would increase the supply of housing and make housing more affordable". The writer refers to Assar Lindbeck, IFN and Stockholm University: "Even left-leaning economists think rent control is stupid. For example, in 1972, the Swedish economist Assar Lindbeck warned, '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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