ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Delhi Rent Control Act Facts and Fallacies

Kiran Wadhva Diagnosis of the problems created by the Delhi Rent Control Act (DRCA) is based largely on criticism levelled against rent control acts in general while amendments to the DRCA are based on the assumed impact it has had on the rental housing market. This assumed impact has not been empirically or analytically investigated. The present paper seeks to fill this gap and examines the impact of the act and the amendments to it on Delhi's rental housing market The paper concludes with suggestions for reforms in the act.

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