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Housing and the 2008 Election

Bruce Katz

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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