In This Housing Boom, the Worry Is That Prices Are Too High

Bloomberg, Oct. 23, 2019–Prashant Gopal
Home prices in the U.S. are up 25% in five years, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller index. Unlike during the property fever of the 2000s, new construction has been slow, so policymakers and even employers are reaching for ways to make housing affordable.