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Making The Case For Employer-Assisted Housing

Financial help from business owners, matched by public dollars, enables hundreds of people to live close to their jobs in Chicago. The idea is catching on.

Here’s a strategy that offers something for both housing and anti-sprawl advocates. Government gives subsidies to business to house its employees close to their offices, lessening traffic and helping workers to afford homes in pricey neighborhoods.

Thanks to David Holtzman

Full Story: Making the Case for Employer-Assisted Housing

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