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Overcoming the Nation's Daunting Housing Supply Shortage

30 March 2021


In this brief, the authors discuss the causes, scale and implications of the shortfall in housing supply. They argue that while it is a complex issue to address, doing so would improve housing affordability, leading to greater household savings, improved access to homeownership and more economic mobility.



housing and housing finance housing finance policy center

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Urban Institute