The Grumpy Economist: How We Broke (And May Be Fixing) Housing

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The Grumpy Economist

John Cochrane examines the government’s role in housing, from restricting development to subsidizing low-income options to giving preferential treatment to homeowners. The good news? Some of the more extreme distortions are generating a backlash that may lead to more affordable housing in the not-too-distant future.