What are the options for rent control?

I recently wrote about the fact that not all ‘rent control’ is the same thing. I said that it’s wrong to present the choices around rent controls as a binary one because there are a wide range of different possible regimes to regulate rent. They differ depending on what the minimum tenancy length is, what restrictions are placed on rent increases within that tenancy and any restrictions on rents at the outset of a tenancy.

I said that we … Read more