Conversations about rent control have been coming up again in Colorado, most recently at the Colorado legislature. This is a reflection of rising prices and scarcity of housing in certain markets. Politicians and citizens alike are looking for ways to help people find more affordable housing. For some, rent control seems like an easy answer. While the goal of rent control is positive, it has a lot of negative outcomes. Rent control leads to a reduction in the supply of housing, driving prices further up.
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