rental agreements

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Rent control—proof bad policy ideas die hard
Once prices aren’t allowed to increase to meet demand, people face strong disincentives to build new units.

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When I first came to Alberta a quarter-century ago, vacancy rates in Calgary and Edmonton exceeded 10 per cent. In Edmonton, where I lived in 1988, landlords often gave one month free on an already cheap 12-month lease. Sometimes utilities and cable were included.