Red State Governments Ban Blue Cities From Passing Bills to Make Housing Affordable
Conservative statehouses have passed bills blocking cities from enacting inclusionary zoning ordinances, most recently in Florida.
Big Real Estate Peddles the Myth That New York Rent Control Mainly Targets Small Landlords
Previously unreleased data shows private equity's stranglehold over New York City housing, and its practice of wide-scale eviction.
Rent Control Passed in Oregon. Will It Work as a Housing-Crisis Solution Nationwide?
If rent-control measures pass in all of the states and cities where they're currently on the table, nearly a third of all renter households in the United States could secure relief.
Will California Be the First State to Repeal Rent Control Limits?
Overturning limits on rent control will be on the ballot in California this November now that organizers have garnered enough signatures to certify Proposition 10.
Inside Chicago's Activist Efforts to Secure Rent Control
Local organizers are pushing hard to get rent control on a spring referendum—but can their efforts succeed?
Preferential Rent Treatment Is Hurting New York City's Poorest Neighborhoods
The units are supposed to be protected from steep rent hikes. But thanks to a loophole, owners can seek big rent increases anyway.
In Defense of Rent Control
Rent control has long been criticized by economists, but the list of theoretical harms often aren't observable in reality. With a lack of serious public housing funding, the policy may be one of the best, and cheapest, ways to protect low-income families.