The Consequences of Rent Control
Rent Control as Economic Stupidity by Walter Block
Rent Control Madness New York City vs. San Francisco: Trulia reports:
In New York City, there are two types of rent increase restrictions
San Francisco Rent Control Madness: Well-to-do people are taking advantage of the [San Francisco's] long-protected practice of limiting rent increases to preserve affordable housing by using their cheap apartments as weekend getaways.
Hedge Fund Manager: I Want My Rent Control! A hedge-fund millionaire is fighting to keep the greatest deal in New York real estate since Peter Minuit bought Manhattan Island -- a $380-a-month Park Avenue duplex.