April 25, 2022 2:10 am

Throwing Government Housing At The Homeless Is Treating The Symptom

Debate over the term ‘homeless’ versus ‘houseless’ doesn’t provide a real solution, and neither does just offering a place to live.

Tags: , , ,

March 31, 2022 5:01 pm

Bad Econ Takes Are Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

The first step toward prosperity is calling out poor reasoning when we see it.

Tags: , , , , ,

March 28, 2022 2:56 pm

New Tax on House Flippers Will Not Increase Housing Supply

As Evan Symon reports in the California Globe, Assemblyman Chris Ward, San Diego Democrat, has authored a bill to “massively tax house flippers and speculators who buy and sell a house within three years.” Assembly Bill 1771, the California Housing Speculation Act, would impose a 25 percent tax on all net capital gains from…
Read More »

The post New Tax on House Flippers Will Not Increase Housing Supply appeared first on The Beacon.

Tags: , , ,

March 18, 2022 2:15 am

Most Cities’ Responses To Homelessness Actually Enable Even More Homelessness

Housing First fails because it doesn’t address root causes of homelessness: unaddressed mental illness and substance use disorders.

Tags: , , ,

December 3, 2021 2:05 am

How Easy Federal Money Could Be Laying The Groundwork For Another Housing Crash

Because the federally blown asset bubbles have also hit home prices, Washington now will make housing more ‘affordable’ by having taxpayers take on more risk.

Tags: , , , , ,