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1.The city of Santa Utopia is plagued by ever increasing rent. Worrying that seniors may not be able to afford their rent payments, a city supervisor proposes imposing rent controls. Using supply and demand framework, diagram the effects of rent controls. Will the Santa Utopia rental market face excess demand or excess supply?
In Utopia, the equilibrium price is at Pe and it has been very high for citizens. Therefore, a supervisor suggests applying rent control. If the city management applies that suggestion, the price level has to be kept under the equilibrium price. In Continue reading...