Category: Economic growth

Rental housing grows the economy

29 June, 2010 (11:43) | Apartments, Cities, Demographics, Economic growth, Housing, Primer, Rental, Speculation, Tenure, Theory, US News |

By: David A. Smith   Want to grow your metropolitan economy?  Create a large and diverse supply of quality rental housing.   Want to impede economic competitiveness?  Raise the homeownership level.     Unexpectedly, I find myself completely agreeing with Richard Florida, author if The Rise of the Creative Class, in his recent Wall Street […]