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Cato Hosts Affordable Housing Battle Royale

This past week, the Cato Institute and Next American City played host to an energetic discussion of the role of housing and development policy in controlling the supply of affordable housing in American cities.
June 17, 2012, 7am PDT | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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Featuring authors Ryan Avent, Adam Gordon, Randal O'Toole, and Matthew Yglesias, who come at the issue from a divergent set of ideological backgrounds, the discussion focused on the debate over whether "government tools, such as zoning and subsidies, have limited people's access to desirable, affordable housing" or whether markets alone can be trusted to "create socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable communities."

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Published on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 in Cato Institute
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