National Politics

America Must End No-Fault Evictions

Posted March 17, 2020 by

Protecting Tenants Beyond Pandemics Cities and states are blocking evictions during the coronavirus. And Senators Elizabeth Warren and Jeff Merkley have called for a national moratorium on evictions during the pandemic. Such concern is heartening. But it shouldn’t take a
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Toronto: A Housing Model for Urban America?

Posted March 10, 2020 by

Maximizing Affordability on City-Owned Lands I am often asked which high-housing city does the best job addressing its housing crisis. I usually cite Seattle. As I describe in Generation Priced Out, Seattle is best at building housing and has implemented
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Super Tuesday Election Forecast

Posted March 2, 2020 by

Tomorrow is a huge day for American politics. In addition to this story on Super Tuesday, see two other articles below: “Will March 3 Voters Back Housing“? and “San Francisco’s DCCC Race Takes Center Stage“. Here is my national forecast.
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Will March 3 Voters Back Housing ?

Posted March 2, 2020 by

Key Races in Oakland, San Jose, Newton There are three big local elections involving housing on March 3. Oakland’s Measure Q (a parcel tax to fund parks and homeless services) San Jose’s Measure E (raises the real estate transfer tax
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