EXCERPT: “The major cause of the crisis is that the collapse of job creation outside of major cities has sent demand for housing there sky high. And since the supply of land is fixed, and doesn’t adjust to price changes like most goods or services, the price of housing just keeps soaring as well. One popular fix among mainstream thinkers is to deregulate local zoning, roll back historic preservation rules, and the like. The idea is that these ordinances hold back construction, constricting supply. Cut the red tape, and let the market work its magic! In and of itself, this certainly wouldn’t be a bad change to make. But it’s unlikely the market alone is up to fixing this problem.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2ltvOS4