‘Fix zoning, fix the housing crisis,’ economists say in new poll
Skylar Olsen, Zillow's chief economist, said the poll results were unsurprising, saying that the solution to soaring prices is straightforward: build more homes.
NIMBYism costs the economy a trillion dollars every year.
Hsieh and Moretti estimate that moving American workers to higher-productivity cities could increase the income of Americans by a stunning amount: more than $1 trillion. That amounts to a raise of several thousand dollars for every American worker.
For all the empty retail and corporate office buildings. Is it impossible to convert some of them to residential housing?
I know plumbing may be an issue, so make the landlords pay the city for added waterlines and sewer drains.
I just want to stop paying $3k for a 1 bedroom apartment.
Considering neo-liberalist economic policies across America since Reagan like anti-taxation laws (e.g. Prop 13 in California) and Citizen’s United, this is much easier said than done.
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Single-family housing and car dependency is a scourge to be eradicated.
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