Housing

WINNING BOOMERS OVER ON HOUSING

In Generation Priced Out: Who Gets to Live in the New Urban America I describe how boomer homeowners in over a dozen progressive cities have worsened the urban housing crisis. Boomers have stopped neighborhoods from building new apartments, preventing the new housing  needed to meet population and jobs growth. By artificially restricting supply, boomers drive up home […]

AS HOUSING CRISIS WORSENS, SF SUPERVISORS PLAY POLITICS

Instead of Going Big, Supes Play Political Games With Mayor’s Plan San Francisco supervisors continue to treat the city’s worsening affordability crisis as a political game. Last week the Board’s majority broke over a month of silence in unveiling a rival ballot measure to Mayor Breed’s charter amendment exempting affordable and teacher housing from CEQA […]