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The Collapse of the YIMBY House of Cards

In News by Patrick Range McDonald

YIMBYism has hit a rough patch. “Yes In My Back Yard” built its reputation on a series of false premises that have been propped up by boatloads of Big Real Estate and Big Tech money. …

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Economists Say Rent Control Works

In Featured, News by Patrick Range McDonald

A group of 32 economists have written a letter to the Biden Administration saying that rent control is an effective tool to protect the poor and middle and working class. The economists also said that …

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Rent Control is as American as Apple Pie

In Featured, News by Patrick Range McDonald

Since World War I, rent control has been an effective tool to protect middle- and working-class Americans against predatory landlords and skyrocketing rents. That was especially true during World War II and when rampant inflation …