Brief How the Government Can Solve the Housing Crisis
Robert Cherry, Robert I. Lerman
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Foreclosed homes are a major drag on the housing market and a reason why housing prices continue to fall and new housing construction is stalled. Institute fellow Robert Lerman and Brooklyn College's Robert Cherry explain, in a commentary for, an innovative way a million of these properties could provide families with housing instead of sitting empty, take pressure off rental rates, and boost construction jobs.
Research Areas Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center