As Illinois REALTORS® begins its outreach efforts this week in opposing Rent Control legislation, now is a good time to take a moment to remind ourselves why Rent Control is a bad idea.

In the videos below, Brian Bernardoni, Beth Wanless, Hugh Rider, Alessandra Haliburton, Matt Silver, and Chris Pezza take a deeper look at the real impact Rent Control has on the municipalities where it’s enacted, illustrating why Rent Control actually has adverse impacts on both overall affordability,

…as well as how it affects bureaucracy at the local and state level: