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Old 08-11-2019, 06:33 PM
DrDeth is offline
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Originally Posted by Ravenman View Post
Since 2000, the population of renters in San Jose has grown by 26%. The stock of rental units grew by 16%. I do not pin that shortfall solely on rent control: California and its municipalities have generally made every bad decision possible when it comes to housing, from Prop 13 to rent control to very restrictive zoning. Of course there are terrible housing problems that are getting worse.

... Rent control is the heroin in this situation, and of course it's making things worse, even if it isn't the sole cause of the troubles.
So, tell me Ravenman, why would any of that shortfall be caused by rent control in San Jose?