Home Prices, Rents Will Continue to Rise With Short Supply of Houses on Market, Analysis Finds

Washington Post, July 28, 2021–Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
The real estate market is pushing ahead full-throttle, or at least it would be if there were enough homes to buy. There aren’t. We recently wrote about the latest report by the National Association of Realtors, “Housing is critical infrastructure: Social and economic benefits of building more housing,” which suggested that a once-in-a-generation solution is required to help reduce the acute shortage of homes, now estimated to be anywhere from 5.5 million to 6.8 million.