Housing and the 2008 Election

Bruce Katz
Bruce Katz Founding Director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab - Drexel University

March 13, 2006

In this speech before the NAHRO Annual Legislative Conference, Bruce Katz outlined three key challenges facing the provision of affordable housing in the United States—price, location, and racial disparity—and called for a new federal housing policy to better address these shortcomings. Ultimately, Katz argues, housing policy is not just about housing—it is about the health and well-being of the economy and the country as a whole.

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