Public housing is not the answer

America needs more housing of many kinds, and that means land use reforms

A renewed round of public housing construction is a plausible thing to try, but writers and activists who want to make it the centerpiece of a solution to America’s housing problems are barking up the wrong tree.

The country is suffering from a severe shortage of housing that, while not present all across the country, is salient in a large number of hig…

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