Rent caps are irrelevant on their own Show more Show less
Without additional legislation, rent caps are irrelevant.
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Rent caps are irrelevant without eviction protection
Without eviction protections, rent caps are useless. Landlords can circumvent the rent cap by simply evicting the current renter and replacing them with a higher-paying tenant.
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If landlords are free to evict tenants on a whim, rent caps are irrelevant.
Even the strictest rent caps in the world are rendered useless if renters are not protected from arbitrary evictions. Without these laws, landlords are free to evict tenants at will and replace them with higher-paying tenants.
[P1] Without eviction protections, landlords can evict tenants to circumvent rent caps. [P2] Therefore, without eviction protections, rent caps are irrelevant.