We don’t need rent control per se. Rent control is a price control, and price controls are really two policies lumped together:

  1. A subsidy to one party.
  2. A tax to the other.

We can subsidize tenants’ rent without taxing their landlords, which makes no sense, since renting property isn’t a negative externality.

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