What your neighbors are saying:
What the experts say:
Can we build our way to affordability?
Murtaza Baxamusa, PhD, finds that “supply side” approaches to housing don’t work. He explains:
- Regulations, fees and NIMBYism are wrongly blamed for housing prices.
- In San Diego, developers have unused building opportunities.
- Public input is a necessary part of the process.
- Affordable housing can be provided—by “inclusionary zoning” and public programs which are adequately funded.