June 10, 2019
Big U.S. companies have a history of providing housing for their employees, especially when operating in housing-scarce markets. During the Gilded Age, giant corporations effectively doubled as city builders for their workers. Today’s big companies take a different approach, using various financing and policy methods to house their staff and the wider public. Although humbler in scope, these modern initiatives could help address America’s affordable housing shortage, precisely in markets where the shortage is worst… [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.
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