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A French idea worth borrowing

"This morning [housing minister] Christine Boutin will unveil the outline of a decree bringing in 'progressive rent payments' for renters of social housing on average or above average income". Source.

While one would expect the Left to whine about this - because that is what they like to do - it can be rebutted that this is just another form of redistribution, and generally they like that sort of thing.

This is not a solution looking for a problem, with tales of the wealthy in social housing a mainstay scandal of the French press.

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Blogger Blue Eyes said... 8:01 pm

I have often wondered if this could work, but I tend to think that a more aggressive version of RTB would be a better solution.  



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