For many Americans, the supply of affordable housing has not kept pace with demand. Recognizing this need, the White House Council on Affordable Housing was established. Secretary Ben Carson and his senior leadership have been facilitating meetings with stakeholders and State, local, and Tribal leaders across the country to identify obstacles unnecessarily impeding the supply of housing.
Jair K. Lynch participated in a discussion on land use regulations and the impact they are having on housing costs and the development of affordable housing. This important roundtable discussion was on December 12th at HUD Headquarters in Southwest DC.