The Case for Rent Control

If you’ve taken introductory economics, you’ve likely heard some bad things about rent control. Most economists (e.g., 81%) don’t like it. Generally, economists argue rent control restricts housing supply and is counterproductive to affordability in the long-term. But could that consensus be eroding? Seattle rents doggedly continue skyrocketing, and politically rent control is making a … Continue reading The Case for Rent Control