April 22, 2019
San Francisco’s median home value is now at $1.3 million, and there’s a growing bipartisan consensus on how it got so expensive. The city’s in high demand, due to its desirability and tech growth. And locals—embodied by the YIMBY movement—are starting to see how regulations worsen the problem, by blocking new housing supply from meeting the demand. The question, though, is which regulations have the most impact. Well, so many of them exist that the answer is complicated…[read the rest here]
Market Urbanism is the cross between free-market policies and urban issues. Market Urbanists believe that if cities were liberalized, they would provide cheaper housing, faster transportation, enhanced public services, and a better quality of life.
MARKET URBANISM IN THE NEWS
SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAIL NEWSLETTER
The Market Urbanism Report’s newsletter will arrive in your inbox every Sunday morning. It features the 5 most popular articles from the past week, any new MUR videos, and updates on Scott’s cross-country tour.