Rent Control

A Disturbing Animation of 15 Years of Evictions in San Francisco

How a California state law has helped convert many rental properties into condos.

'What We Haven't Figured Out Is the Question of Gentrification'

Brutal honesty from New York City's planning director.

Some People Will Do Crazy Things for a Rent-Controlled Apartment in NYC

One example: pretend their dead aunt is alive. For four years.

A Berlin Neighborhood Clamps Down on Fancy Apartments

No second bathrooms, no fireplaces or under-floor heating, no new balconies and no reserved parking places.

Beware the Comeback of Rent Control

There's very little evidence that rent stabilization protects poor or vulnerable renters.

Housing Shortage in Paris? Blame the Foreigners!

At least that's the popular attitude. But the truth is much more complicated.

Status Quo of the Day: Rent Control in NYC

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that could have made rent control illegal in New York.