Why we have a housing crisis

Image by Luke Lawreszuk from Pixabay

Spoiler alert: it’s the profit motive.

My home town has the dubious distinction of being one of the most expensive cities in the world. Today’s daily newspaper provides a stunning illustration of the problem and its source.

It’s a big enough issue that it warranted a large headline on the cover, “HOUSING NEEDED NOW”.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
CorkscrewAnnie

CorkscrewAnnie

Recreational writer, collector of antique corkscrews, urban gardener and management consultant to social profit organizations. Proudly Canadian.