Rent Control: Affordable Housing for the Privileged, Not the Poor : a Study of the Impact of Rent Control in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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GeoData Analytics, 1994 - Block Groups
... Study focuses on the social and demographic impacts of rent control in Cambridge; the study concludes that rent control intensified an already existing housing shortage and replaced many lower-income, elderly, minority and family households with gentrified households; includes data on median gross rents, compares controlled rents to inflation adjusted rents, 1967-1991; gives median number of rooms and persons per apartment, vacancy rates, turnover rates, household structure by rental housing type, age of renter, occupation, race, employment status and other characteristics by rental housing type, etc.; many figures are for the metro Boston area; some are specific to Cambridge; also analyzes the 1990 US census data for Cambridge block groups ...

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