How to Solve the Housing Problem

The size of the housing crisis can be daunting, but with a committed political movement and a little bit of state power, it can be confronted.

The American poor and working class have never been well-housed, but the 2008 financial crisis made a bad problem worse. It dramatically expanded the population of people seriously burdened by the need for shelter. The crash was rooted in the housing market, and the ensuing tidal wave of fore­closures resulted in a drop in the […]

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