Showing posts with the label housing

Zoning common sense - Barokong

Kate Kershaw Downing has posted a worthy letter of resignation from the Palo Alto Housing commission, that seems to be …

Furman on zoning - Barokong

On this day (Clinton vs. Trump debate) of likely partisan political bloviation, I am delighted to highlight a very nice…

EconTalk - Barokong

As in other recent projects (growth essay,testimony) I'm trying to synthesize, and also to find policies and ways t…

How to raise house prices and inequality - Barokong

From Chris Kirkham in today's Wall Street Journal, department of you can't make this stuff up: Nearly two-third…

YIMBY papers - Barokong

Two new papers on housing restrictions are noteworthy, Housing Constraints and Spatial Misallocation by Chang-Tai Hsieh…

Rent Control Poem - Barokong

"kevinsch" posts an remarkable essay on rent control on a  Seattle city council blog (HT Marginal Revolution)…

Almost sane housing supply - Barokong

California, despite being a one-party state, is actively debating SB50 that would over-ride local zoning laws and allow…

The rent is too damn high - Barokong

NPR covered the Democratic candidates' plans to address housing issues: [Julian] Castro would provide housing vouch…