SDCTA Opposes Rent Control Measures as a Way to Address Housing Affordability Challenges in California

Historically, the San Diego County Taxpayers Association (SDCTA) has opposed all forms of rent control, as it is counterproductive, expensive, and inefficient. SDCTA holds as a core principle that the government should not intervene in a mechanism that is best-served by the free market. The imposition of rent control by local governments equates to setting a price ceiling below the market value of a property to a given portion of the market, prompting several adverse effects.

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Rosey Williams