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.
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.
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…
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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.
March 14, 2022 4:01 pm
Here’s the Real Reason Young People Can’t Afford a Home
The housing crisis is fundamentally a supply and demand problem.
February 16, 2022 2:35 am
Key Indicator Hints America Is Headed For Its Worst Real Estate Crash In History
A shockingly large price bubble appears to have formed in the real estate market.
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.