The International Case Against Rent Control

Addressing housing affordability needs to be a priority. But it can’t be done through rent control.

Lessons From Berlin’s Rent Control Experiment

New evidence from across the Atlantic demonstrates just how structurally unsound and destructive rent control policies are.

Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Seeks to Ease Housing Shortage With Looser Zoning Rules

Andrew Ackerman and Nicole Friedman with the Wall Street Journal outline how President Biden’s infrastructure proposal could help cities address their housing shortages. 

Opinion: How to End the War Over the Future of the Suburbs

Mercatus Center Senior Research Fellow Salim Furth argues that in order to increase housing affordability, Americans need to embrace a vision of suburbia that includes growth and change.

Opinion: To Create More Affordable Housing, Make Zoning Hyperlocal

YIMBY Alliance Founder John Myers and Manhattan Institute State and Local Policy Director Michael Hendrix outline how localizing zoning decisions can help remove barriers to development and affordability.

The Californians Are Coming. So Is Their Housing Crisis.

Conor Dougherty with the New York Times details how the housing affordability crisis is spreading to other parts of the country.

Housing Affordability in the New Year

Rent control is on the rise yet again.

Opinion: Harnessing Market Forces For Good Can Ease America’s Growing Housing Crisis

Phoenix Suns Point Guard Chris Paul and Turner Impact Capital Founder Bobby Turner discuss the benefits of social impact investments in affordable housing. 

Opinion: The Pandemic Disproved Urban Progressives’ Theory About Gentrification

Jacob Anbinder examines misconceptions about real estate development and housing. 

More Americans Pay Rent On Credit Cards As Lawmakers Fail To Pass Relief Bill

NPR’s Chris Arnold reports on the alarming number of Americans now using credit cards to pay rent and what that could mean for housing affordability crisis. 


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