The rent is too damn high. It’s hard to find a good place to live. Why? Because they don’t exist!
There are two ways to build enough housing for all the people: The government can do it, or private developers can. One is expensive, and the other is often inadequate. But is there a brilliant grand bargain to be had? Indeed.
Due to the combination of explosive jobs growth and a stubborn refusal to build enough housing to accommodate everyone, the San Francisco/ Silicon Valley area is mired in an insane housing crisis. How bad is this housing crisis? Punchline ahead!!!!
Eric Trump’s wedding planner and former Vice President of the Eric Trump Foundation Lynne Patton has been appointed to run the region of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which covers New York and New Jersey, the New York Daily News reports. She has no experience in urban planning.