The Scourge of Service

The Scourge of Service

When we focus on demand-side approaches to housing affordability, we inevitably tell low income residents that a lack of public services is in their best interest. That’s unacceptable.

Housing for the Homeless

Housing for the Homeless

What neighborhoods should be responsible for housing the homeless? Should the neighborhoods that these folks are from be more responsible that others for bearing the weight of shelters?

The Folly of Home Ownership as an Investment

The Folly of Home Ownership as an Investment

Home ownership can have value – but it doesn’t make sense as an investment strategy. In most areas of life we’re willing to pay more for value, but when it comes to housing, we think we can make a good financial decision and get what we want at the same time.