This Case is about GOVERNMENT
PUBLICATION DATE: June 11, 2014 PRODUCT #: 214107-HCB-ENG
This background note investigates the fundamental problem encircling the government’s strategy to assist in housing: specifically its shift from a vendor and a constructor of affordable housing to an approach that targets demand-side solutions and indirect subsidies to private developers. Along with a shift from supply-based to demand-based options.
The above shift and argument reflects the troubles faced in pioneer urban renewal predicaments, and current desire to assist affordable housing that is close to jobs and transportation, that is mixed income, and contextual to its encircling development.