|Affordable Housing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Sharon Villines (sharonsharonvillines.com)|
|Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:39:19 -0800 (PST)|
An interesting article in the NYTimes today looking at home prices, ways to reduce them, and why they are too high or too low. It’s a study by the economists Chang-Tai Hsieh, from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and Enrico Moretti, from the University of California, Berkeley. Local land-use regulations reduce the United States’ economic output by as much as $1.5 trillion a year, or about 10 percent lower than it could be. Includes a chart showing how housing costs would go up or down in large cities if land use regulations changed. And how other countries do it. Apparently in Japan housing has not risen in cost because Japan builds to demand. http://tinyurl.com/jkz4gse Sharon ---- Sharon Villines, Historic Takoma Park, Washington DC Where all roads lead to Casablanca
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