Modeling the Impacts of Rent Control
November 15, 2019 |
Updated August 2, 2022
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Recent findings by the National Apartment Association (NAA) illustrate rent control’s potential and devastating effects on four major U.S. cities. NAA’s analysis shows that these policies decrease the housing supply, harm the condition of existing housing stock and lower property values, which leads to lower tax revenues. Ultimately these policies limit job growth and negatively impact local economies.