The Only Way to Resolve the Nation’s Affordable Housing Crisis

CNN Business Perspectives, June 9, 2021–Jim Parrott and Mark Zandi
It is a relief to see policymakers finally focus in earnest on the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. But it is unnerving to see so little attention given to what may be the most critical infrastructure need of all: the nation’s dire shortage of affordable housing. If Congress is to take overhauling infrastructure seriously, it has to tackle the shortfall.