Sam Bowman on Housing Supply

Business Insider – ICLE Director of Competition Policy Sam Bowman was cited by Business Insider in a story about the role that unaffordable housing plays in a spate of persistent social problems. The full story is available here.

Shoring up home supply and allowing for denser construction could directly level the playing field, economists Sam Bowman and Ben Southwood wrote for the Works in Progress online magazine, with housing advocate John Myers.

“Increasing the supply of housing and commercial space, while ensuring that it benefits existing residents, could turn this zero-sum situation into one where everyone can be better off,” they added.