#5 Instituting Rental Housing



Public policy has rarely encouraged rental housing in the private market or in public schemes. Ownership seems to have been the singular aim of housing policies in India. In fact, the Rent Control Acts, designed to safeguard the interests of tenants, resulted in the choking of supply of rental housing due to overprotective regimes of rent-setting and eviction procedures.

ISBN: 9789387315044

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24943/9789387315044