Resources

Click the tabs below to read press clips, examine studies on rent control, or download fact sheets from SHAPE Illinois.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Bill to lift ban on rent control fails in Springfield

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WSIU/NPR

The Evidence against rent control

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Capitol Fax

Two of Rep. Guzzardi’s most progressive bills killed by fellow Dems

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The Real Deal

Rent control push suffers setback in Springfield

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Chicago Sun-Times

EDITORIAL: High rents are a problem. Rent control is not the answer

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Chicago Tribune

Editorial: Rent control would benefit some tenants but sap vitality from Chicago

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Crain’s Chicago Business

Rent control: stakeholders urge caution on repealing state ban

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Crain’s Chicago Business

A Chicago economist weighs in on rent control

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The San Diego Union Tribune

Vote no on rent control, a ‘solution’ that worsens housing crisis.

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San Francisco Chronicle

Chronicle recommends: No on Prop 10

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Chicago Sun Times

Letter: Rent control produces dismal results for renters and cities

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Chicago Tribune

Letter: Why rent control is still a bad idea

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Bloomberg

Yup, rent control does more harm than good

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Stanford University

Stanford University economists Rebecca Diamond and Tim McQuade presented important research on rent control in 2019.

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NMHC

The Impacts of Rent Control: A Research Review and Synthesis

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SHAPE Illinois

PRESS RELEASE: Diverse Coalition of Stakeholders Cautioning Against Unintended Consequences of Rent Control

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SHAPE Illinois

How Rent Control Hurts Neighborhoods

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NAA

Issue Fact Sheet - Rent Control

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NMHC

Rent Control

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NAA

Rent Control Position Statement

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SHAPE Illinois

Rent Control Policy Analysis

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SHAPE Illinois

Illinois Housing Shortage Analysis

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NMHC

Rent Control By State

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