Kotkin Housing/Homelessness Q3

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Government has to play a leading role, but also non-profits. Building affordable units for the homeless needs to be taken outside of normal economic parameters. If we insist market rate developers do this, it will require massive infusions from the taxpayers. There also needs to be creative use of redundant public spaces, like former military bases. It’s difficult to move this kind of housing into existing middle class family neighborhoods.