The two pillars of American housing policy are fundamentally at odds.
Blocking new development doesn’t keep people from moving in. It often prices residents out of the neighborhoods they’re trying to preserve.
Localism can only flourish with a competent, generous, and fair federal government.
Dense, well-educated, immigrant-friendly cities boost longevity—especially for the low-income.
“Peak Millennial” doesn’t mean what it used to, because Millennials are getting older. And even still, they’re sticking around cities more than older generations.
As costs keep rising, it’s becoming harder and harder for governments to subsidize projects like they’ve done in the past.
The wealth of black families lags far behind whites, and housing markets play a key role.