The Frontier Centre’s offices are located in the Hammond Building, in Winnipeg’s historic Exchange District.
This short report discusses the damage caused by rent control in Winnipeg and suggests approaches to ease out of them
Rent control reduces the value of apartments, increasing property taxes for home owners.
Although it’s a lovely place, Manitoba’s virtues do not include being on the cutting edge of public policy. But that has a bright side: tourist dollars from archaeologists who come to dig into our crypt of old, ineffective public policy ideas.
Well-meaning attempts by government to regulate prices usually fail. Manitoba’s highly regulated apartment market is no exception.