Friday, May 4, 2018

Brookings Institute: Good Housing Policy "Do's" and "Don'ts"

Jenny Schuetz of the Brookings Institute compiled a list of the "do's" and "don'ts" for crafting good housing policy. Among the "do's": letting housing supply grow to meet demand, reducing barriers to high-opportunity areas, and providing assistance to low-income families. She explains that overly restrictive land use regulations drive up housing prices and keep younger and low-income renters from accessing city centers where there is more economic opportunity. Read more.

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