PRIORITY: Housing for Full Recovery


WSJ: Rising Rents Outpace Wages in Wide Swaths of the U.S.

Federal Reserve System:

Problems in the housing market are a cause of the downturn as well as a consequence of it.

The biggest disappointment about Barack Obama is how he made health spending the top priority, thus throwing America’s economy off track for jobs to recover after the 2008 financial crisis in housing.

But a bigger disappointment is how aspiring Democratic successors to Obama and Republican frontrunners all fail as well to make a priority of addressing the need that individual Americans and economic growth both demand for a more robust supply in affordable housing.

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