Rent Control: A Case Study of British Columbia
The Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business, Vol. 30, No. 3, 1994
4 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Date Written: July 21, 2011
Rent Control is a policy that still bedevils modern society. Tucker (1990) goes so far as to lay the blame for homelessness almost entirely on this policy. British Columbia is the only jurisdiction in the entire world in the last 30 years which has eliminated its rent control. It has done so, moreover, without suffering any deleterious effects. Because of its unhappy previous experiences with rent control, this enactment has long been viewed unfavorably by the majority of the citizenry of British Columbia.
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