The Facts & Unintended Consequences
Creating affordable, strong, and inclusive communities ensures all Canadians have a broad range of housing options. While rent controls are often first cited as a means to reduce housing costs and may seem like a quick-fix, evidence suggests otherwise.
The fact remains that the most affordable and rent-friendly jurisdictions in Canada are in places where there are no price controls (Alberta and Saskatchewan).
Housing providers are supportive of policies that drive the creation of more affordable housing supply in Canada. Rent Controls have the opposite effect.
The Best Alternative to Rent Control is to provide Rent Subsidies or Portable […]