News and Commentary:
D.C. Policy Center has a blog post by Yesim Sayin Taylor detailing how the city’s stock of rent-stabilized units has changed over the years. He correctly points out that tightening rent control would be counterproductive to efforts for new affordable housing.
Eric Jaffe examines the policy of single-family zoning and reviews articles in a new volume of Journal of the American Planning Association.
Joe Cortright discusses how cities can bring about a low carbon future. He argues that national policies will be necessary to promote new urban development instead of subsidizing sprawl.
Vox’s Matthew Yglesias discusses housing reform with Mercatus Research Fellow Emily Hamilton. You can listen to the podcast here.