Screaming rent controllers

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Two entirely unrelated shorts today:

We used to have a lot more screaming readers at RCG, but like any good troll, they became bored and moved on. It’s really too bad, because my new favorite do-right-by-your-users-blog tells me that screaming users are good.

Over at AHI, there is a good write up (read: I agree with it) on rent control. If New York wants to benefit all of the poor and not just those who were lucky enough to find and stay in a rent controlled apartment, they should give rent subsidies or a form of the earned income tax credit to those earning under a specific income (New York is expensive – $80,000 a year?).