Safe, affordable housing is more important than ever, but we remain in the grips of a protracted global shortage. In 32 major cities around the world, housing prices grew an average of 24 percent over the last five years, while income grew by only eight percent over the same period. Neither governments nor the private sector have come up with real solutions yet, and most new housing is priced to attract upscale buyers and renters rather than middle and working class people.
Now, with the global coronavirus pandemic affecting construction, there’s a real need for creative, innovative ideas. One proposal