Housing Doesn’t Have to Be So Expensive

By September 21, 2018Business, Housing

We really like this piece in Bloomberg Businessweek

Housing Doesn’t Have To Be So Expensive:   Bringing down prices requires a combination of affordable homes and upzoning

Some excerpts to consider:

Housing prices needn’t be high just because an area is hemmed in by water or mountains”

“Constraints on housing prevent people from joining, and contributing to, clusters of innovation”

“Arguably,” Harvard economist Edward Glaeser wrote in a Brookings Institution paper last year, “land use controls have a more widespread impact on the lives of ordinary Americans than any other regulation.”