To Make Progress on Housing, Break Down Those Walls!

High-cost cities and counties face an array of serious housing challenges. One solution? Local government agencies should focus on breaking down barriers between different agencies and policy domains to achieve active collaboration.

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Local Governments Lead the Way on Affordable Housing, Minimum Wage Reform

Across a range of social policy issues, cities and counties are becoming more active in developing local policy responses tailored to the needs of their residents. Building on an analogy to local policymaking on the minimum wage, my latest column focuses on the important role of high-cost cities and counties in developing comprehensive local housing strategies to increase the overall supply of housing and ensure the availability of housing affordable to people at all income levels. 

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