Monthly Archives: December 2003

STUDIES and OTHER VIEWS on rent control

Paul Krugman talks about “That great sacred cow – Rent Control”
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The fundamental problem with rent control is
that the buildings disintegrate

Glenn Koocher’s Historical Perspective

The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics on Rent Control

How Rent Control Drives Out Affordable Read More “STUDIES and OTHER VIEWS on rent control”

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Glenn Koocher’s Historical Perspective

History of what was really behind Rent Control in Cambridge

A native of Cambridge, MA, Glenn Koocher served on the Cambridge School Committee from 1974-1986. On the board, he was vice chair, chairs of the Committees on: Budget, Special Education, … Read More “Glenn Koocher’s Historical Perspective”

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The fundamental problem with rent control is that the buildings disintegrate

by Fred Cohn, January 2001

The fundamental problem with rent control is that the buildings disintegrate.

You start off with the idea that the buildings are like granite rocks and they are fine, and then you realize after a while, … Read More “The fundamental problem with rent control is that the buildings disintegrate”

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Paul Krugman talks about “That great sacred cow – Rent Control”

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That great sacred cow– Rent Control– is a textbook case of Economic stupidity Economists who have ventured into the alleged real world often quote Princeton’s Alan Blinder, who has formulated what he calls “Murphy’s Law of … Read More “Paul Krugman talks about “That great sacred cow – Rent Control””

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6 Minutes

Finally, anti-rent-control view hits national media:  6 minutes

A no-apologies anti-rent control view finally hit the national media. It was a 6-minute segment called “Home, Cheap Home” by John Stossel on the February 19 edition of the hour-long weekly TV … Read More “6 Minutes”

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