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Semafor: “Is Congress having its YIMBY moment?”

The YIMBY movement is moving toward its biggest win on Capitol Hill, according to the report.

HousingWire: “Congressional lawmakers form bipartisan real estate caucus”

U.S. Representatives Mark Alford (R-MS), J. Luis Correa (D-CA), Tracey Mann (R-KS) and Brittany Petterson (D-CO) recently established the Bipartisan Congressional Real Estate Caucus, a group aiming to promote policies that will allow the real estate industry and American economy to thrive.

Bloomberg: “Want to Reduce the Cost of Housing? Build More of It”

Matthew Yglesias, author and Bloomberg housing columnist, argues that the obvious and most effective long-standing solution to the housing crisis is to build more housing.

Marketplace: “How landlords and tenants are reacting to a changing rental market”

The post-COVID rental market is experiencing significant changes affecting renters and landlords alike.

POLITICO Magazine: “Political Leaders Are Finally Responding to the Housing Crisis. They Need to Move Faster”

Nationwide, cities and states are tackling the same issue: overly restrictive zoning policies that impede or prohibit new housing construction.

Hey SoCal: “Schiff introduces bill to turn government buildings into affordable housing”

This week, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA-30) introduced a bill that aims to repurpose the federal government’s inventory of roughly 45,000 underutilized buildings for affordable housing.

The New York Times: “Biden Suggests a Bigger Federal Role to Reduce Housing Costs”

Economists in the Biden administration are taking aim at what they believe to be one of the most significant challenges facing the president’s re-election campaign: lack of federal action on housing costs.

The New York Times: “Fudge Steps Down as Housing Secretary”

Marcia Fudge, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, will step down on March 22nd after three years.

Bloomberg Opinion: “What the YIMBY Winning Streak Means”

The pro-housing movement earned major victories in states across the country this year.

Bisnow: “Senators Push for LIHTC, Zoning Changes Amid ‘Flicker of Hope’ for Housing Reform”

Last week, at a Washington, D.C. housing conference, HUD Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman and U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D – OR) and Todd Young (R – IN) discussed how Congress and the Biden administration can work to solve the nation’s housing affordability crisis.

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