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The economic and law of rent control (English)


The authors construct a model of second-generation rent control, describing a regime that does not permit rent increases for sitting tenants--or their eviction. When an apartment becomes vacant, however, the landlord is free to negotiate a new contract... See More +


  • Basu, Kaushik; Emerson, Patrick;
  • 1998/08/31
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS1968
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  • IndiaUnited States
  • OTHSouth Asia
  • 2010/07/01
  • The economic and law of rent control
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