Brief Overcoming the Nation's Daunting Housing Supply Shortage
Jim Parrott, Mark M. Zandi
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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.

Research Areas Housing finance Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Housing and the economy
Policy Centers Housing Finance Policy Center