Archive for March, 2012

Making Affordable Housing Affordable

Matt’s book has prompted a new round of discussion of the nature of housing supply response in generating affordability. There is a general discomfort among many on the left with the idea that sufficient liberalization of housing regulations could lead to enough new supply to make housing affordable for lower income workers. There will always be […]

The Rent is Too Damn High

If you only buy one ebook on the sources and costs of expensive housing, make it mine. If you buy two, and you really should buy at least two, make the second one Matt’s. The Rent is Too Damn High is out today and very much worth the purchase price. It’s characteristic Yglesias — accessible […]