Why Rent Control Doesn’t Work, Podcast by Freakonomics

As cities become ever-more expensive, politicians and housing advocates keep calling for rent control. Economists think that’s a terrible idea. They say it helps a small (albeit noisy) group of renters, but keeps overall rents artificially high by disincentivizing new construction. So what happens next?

Why Rent Control Doesn’t Work, Podcast by Freakonomics