What Is Causing The Current Housing Crisis?

Is there really a housing crisis? If so, what can we do about it?

Harvard's Taubman Center has published its 2003 report which looks at zoning and environmental policy along with the effects that they have on local housing markets. " Is there a housing crisis in the United States? Contrary to popular impressions, in many regions the answer is no."[PDF, 678kb, 44 page.]

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