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Red Tape and Rising Rents

Keeping housing affordable is one of the most important aspects of successful public policy.

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Governor Moonbeam Gets Smart

California’s famously idealistic governor has set his eyes (for once) on an eminently achievable and critically important goal.

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A Tax on Social Mobility

Municipal governments are jacking up building fees, making it increasingly expensive for the non-rich to buy homes.

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Another Reason to Beat Back Zoning Restrictions

It’s not just about housing affordability.

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Soaring Rents Are a Policy Choice

Getting rents under control should be a major priority for any reform-minded politician—left or right—who wants to prioritize fairness, growth, and political stability.

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High Rents Squeeze the Young

Getting housing policy right is one of the most important things a country can do for itself—and getting it right means making it work for young people.

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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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