Housing and Planning

Rent controls “have never worked anywhere”


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Dr Kristian Niemietz quoted by the Daily Express

Responding to Sadiq Khan’s rent control pledge, the IEA’s Head of Political Economy Dr Kristian Niemietz said: “Rent controls have never worked anywhere. They do not just fail to solve the problem they are intended to solve; they also create new ones of their own.”

Kristian added: “This is one of the very few issues on which economists of all stripes – including stridently left-wing economists such as Paul Krugman – are in complete agreement.”

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