Housing is one area of American life where government really is the problem. The United States is suffering from an acute shortage of affordable places to live, particularly in the urban areas where economic opportunity increasingly is concentrated.
A special investigator for the United Nations presented a report to the General Assembly on the global housing crisis, pointing out that a quarter of the world’s urban population now live in “informal settlements” or encampments...
This is the third of three blog posts about the Lotus Campaign. This final post in the series describes the impact Lotus has had over the past nine months.
Strategic investor Molly McCabe believes private funds and the profit motive can be powerful forces for solving difficult problems.