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Is Rent Control Unconstitutional?

Should the U.S. Supreme Court find New York city’s rent regulations unconstitutional? George F. Will makes a strong case. There is always the danger that defending the private economic liberties of citizens will be interpreted as Lochnerism. But rent control laws strikes me as a particularly egregious example of a regulatory taking. Damon Root has discussed some of the potential challenges to those who share Will’s take. 

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