“Excessive” Regulation Causes 80% Home Price Premium in the DC Area, Per Trump Administration

February 28, 2020
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On February 28, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, The economic costs of land use regulations, was cited by Urban Turf:

Other reportage (and some Democratic presidential candidates) have also suggested that dismantling some regulations could create housing price relief by adding to supply. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has tied current efforts to amend the Comprehensive Plan to ambitious housing production goals and the need to create more affordable housing options in the city.

Read more: “Excessive” Regulation Causes 80% Home Price Premium in the DC Area, Per Trump Administration | Urban Turf

Related: The economic costs of land use regulations | D.C. Policy Center

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