The Community Policy Research (CPR) is a feature of the Economic Forecast Project that will address important topics relating to our greater community. With so much turmoil on many fronts, CPR is needed. The policy papers will offer economic insights and contribute to the policy discussion to improve our overall well-being.


Issue 2 - Rent Control

By Staff Writer - April 29, 2022

We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are. —Harry Truman

Unfortunately, many of our political leaders today shy away from facing certain facts and rely on wishful thinking. One such fact is that rent controls have never succeeded in providing housing relief for those most in need. Never. And, more often than not, actually exacerbate the problem.

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