There’s Already A Housing Crisis In The D.C. Area | WAMU

November 14, 2018
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D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor was quoted in a WAMU segment and article on November 14, 2018 about Amazon’s HQ2 announcement:

At the D.C. Policy Center, economist Yesim Sayin Taylor puts it even more succinctly, describing the so-called “Amazon effect” as “an unimpressive flare in the region’s chronic housing crisis” — and that’s based on Amazon’s original pitch to bring 50,000 jobs here, not the current number of 25,000.

Read more: There’s Already A Housing Crisis In The D.C. Area. Will Amazon Make It Worse? | WAMU

Listen to the radio segment: Morning Edition | WAMU

Related: How big of a deal is Amazon HQ2 for the D.C. metro region? | D.C. Policy Center

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