On February 21, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center was quoted in an opinion piece published by the Washington Business Journal:

Collectively, these initiatives have the potential to create a perfect storm of good individual intentions that have the opposite effect — a halt to housing development. In fact, the warning signs are already there. In 2019, the D.C. Policy Center reported that D.C. is losing more businesses than new ones created; The Urban Land Institute studied and documented the difficulties of doing business in the District; and the National Apartment Association ranked D.C. as one of the hardest U.S. cities in which to build affordable housing.

Read more: Viewpoint: D.C. can help developers overcome cost barriers to housing affordability | Washington Business Journal

Related: 2019 State of Business Report: Building a Competitive City | D.C. Policy Center

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