housing finance

Reg Burden's A Bane, But Fixing Rules Alone Doesn't Mean Gain

Policy 06.25.21

Reg Burden's A Bane, But Fixing Rules Alone Doesn't Mean Gain

For those whose livelihoods stem from work producing homes in the housing crisis, each area of expertise looks through his or her own lens, and each assigns a different weight of importance to forces that impact that cost curve.

The Incredible Shrinking Spec Inventory of New Homes

Capital 06.24.21

The Incredible Shrinking Spec Inventory of New Homes

Markers of buying power short-circuiting include a sudden scarcity of below $300k new homes, and a drying up of ready-to-occupy spec inventory. Interest rates had better damned well not go up.