Author Archives: Skip Schloming

Eviction Moratorium: SPOA’s letter to President Donald Trump

Letter-to-President-re-Covid-eviction-moratorium-B-9-17-2020

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Eviction Moratorium: SPOA’s letter to Governor Charlie Baker

Small-Property-Owners-Association-ltr-to-Gov-Baker-final-8-26-2020

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Tenant right to counsel: A fast way to crush small landlords

 A major push is being made nationwide for a “right to counsel” for indigent tenants – in other words, free lawyers for poor tenants – along with a nationwide push for more taxpayer-funded “affordable housing.” These two government programs … Read More “Tenant right to counsel: A fast way to crush small landlords”

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Reduces supply, increases market rents

In the long run, rent control pushes rents up and harms neighborhoods (Read article.)

https://web.stanford.edu/~diamondr/DMQ.pdf

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Pushes rents up, harms neighborhoods

New research on rent control’s impact on tenants and the rental housing market (Read article.)

brookings.edu/research/what-does-economic-evidence-tell-us-about-the-effects-of-rent-control/

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