The crisis in affordable housing has its roots in the
high cost of building entry-level single-family homes. But why does
it cost so much to build a house? And what did previous generations
do to build affordable housing?
About the Podcast
Housing blight — concentrated areas of vacant properties in cities, rural areas and suburbs — is associated with everything from poverty to crime to health disparities. But governments seem powerless to turn it around. We're finding out why. A special 10-part podcast series by American Banker.