Not long ago, when policymakers and
consumer advocates talked about "the
housing problem," they almost always
meant problems of short supply or substandard
During the last few years, however,
the focus has changed to housing price.
Now, an increasing proportion of people
can no longer buy or rent a home
without sacrificing other necessities.
What is affordable housing? How can
small builders and developers get
involved? Why would they want to?
Affordable Housing Strategies and
The primary way to make housing
affordable again for a broad spectrum of
people is for someone else to pay part of
Harking back to the days when the
federal budget included more housing
funds, some people think of affordable
housing as public