• Local

Marin Post, articles and essays about issues in Marin

Novato office project ditched for 27-unit housing proposal, IJ, April 27, 2018

  • General

Costs $500K more to build in CA than TX, Melody Hahm, Yahoo Finance, April 4, 2018

  • Mandatory Mediation

Marin Voice: County rent strategy has costly unintended consequences, Tom Davey, IJ, Dec 11, 2017

  • Rent Control

Affordable housing crisis requires real leadership, A Shashaty, IJ, Sept 27, 2018

What a rent control fight in Silicon Valley could mean for the rest of California, Liam Dillon, LA Times, Sept 26, 2018

Rent control reduces supply of badly needed housing, K Rosen, IJ, Sept 22, 2018

California Rent Controls: Good Intentions with Disastrous Consequences, N Miller, UC San Diego, School of Business. May 16, 2018

Failed Santa Rosa rent-control vote expected to spur sales, projects, Jeff Quackenbush, North Bay Business Journal, June 14, 2017

Winners and losers from rent control, Joe Cortright

The Effects of Rent Control Expansion on Tenants, Landlords, and Inequality: Evidence from San Francisco, Rebecca Diamond, Tim McQuade, & Franklin Qian, NBER, October 11, 2017

What does economic evidence tell us about the effects of rent control?, Rebecca Diamond, Associate Professor of Economics - Stanford Graduate School of Business, October 18, 2018

The Effect of Rent Control on the Housing Market, SF Gate

The economics of Rent Control, Block, Library of Economics and Liberty

No, rent control does not work — it actually benefits the rich and hurts the poor, Edwards, Business Insider

Reckonings; A Rent Affair, Paul Krugman, New York Times, June 7, 2000
At the INTERSECTION of Supply and Demand, John Tierney, New York Times, May 4, 1997