• That provision does to telephony what rent control does to new and existing housing.

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  • It was in fact an initiative by landlords who wanted to get rid of rent control.

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  • Rent control is the best way of destroying a city short of aerial bombing.

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  • Nor is the end of rent control the only reason for turmoil in the housing market.

    ECONOMIST: Rent control

  • Yet the Cambridge study also showed that, when rent control ended, investment in housing and repairs went up.

    ECONOMIST: Rent control

  • As with the misuse of condemnation powers, rent control perversely hurts the very people it is supposed to help.

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  • Price floors like minimum wages and price ceilings like rent control hurt precisely the people they are allegedly enacted to help.

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  • Chicago, in contrast to New York City, has no rent control, and it has abundant hous-ing for all levels of income earners.

    FORBES: Don't Junk Property Rights

  • Another abuse of even longer standing, of course, is local rent control.

    FORBES: Don't Junk Property Rights

  • In order to soften the end of rent control, Boston secured federal rent subsidies for roughly 400 elderly, disabled and low-income tenants.

    ECONOMIST: Rent control

  • If the Supreme Court upholds this finding, then rent control in New York City and elsewhere could very well fall by the wayside.

    FORBES: Don't Junk Property Rights

  • In New Brunswick, the rent control board is responsible for setting the maximum annual rent increase, within the constraint of 2.5% to 5.5%, based on economic conditions.

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  • Rent control may have long outlived its temporary status, but that has not prevented a spirited battle to scrap the laws when they come up for renewal every three years.

    ECONOMIST: New York’s housing market

  • Evictions for non-payment of rent have increased by 20% since rent control was abolished, and more than 7, 000 eviction complaints were handled by Boston's housing court last year, compared to 5, 000 in 1993 before rent control ended.

    ECONOMIST: Rent control

  • Their evolving list of demands, hammered out in days and nights of sweaty argument, includes calls for higher direct taxes for the rich, lower VAT for everyone, more hospital beds, free nursery-school, rent control and cheap home-building enforced by the state.

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  • When the same economist, or even one not so eminent, tells you that trade is wealth creating, or that rent control reduces the supply of affordable housing, that wages rise as productivity does, believe them for this is the part of the subject that is well understood, where the basic ground rules really are known.

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  • This year's fight is being led by Joseph Bruno, Republican majority leader of the state senate, who has threatened to let the rent-control laws expire on June 15th if Democrats do not agree to overhaul them.

    ECONOMIST: New York’s housing market

  • Around two-thirds of the apartments enjoy below-market rents protected by New York's notorious rent-control laws, and many tenants fear that a new, more commercially minded owner who has paid top dollar for the properties will make their lives less comfortable.

    ECONOMIST: Housing in New York

  • While Rent the Runway does exhaustive quality control to ensure the absolute perfection of their rental inventory, their product is as much an about self-empowerment as it is about a physical product.

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  • They filmed interviews with bankers, financial commentators, and homeowners suffering foreclosure, and pulled together sorrowful footage of stable neighborhoods—both prosperous and working class—slipping into dereliction, with junk-laden yards, boarded-up doorways, and squatters taking control of abandoned houses and charging rent to the homeless.

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  • The lease reportedly contained a provision letting Silverstein off the hook for rent in the event of a terrorist attack, with control reverting to the Port Authority.

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  • This method actually has the blessing of lawmakers and the IRS. For donors who aren't afraid to hand over control to their kids eventually and even pay them rent, it can make sense.

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