Dan Jaffee continues his discussion with Michael Mehaffy, Senior Researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and co-host of the blog LiveablePortland.org about the housing crisis and alternatives to capital-friendly policies that would better address housing equity and affordability. Mehaffy contends that deregulation and “build baby build” doesn’t increase affordable housing and advocates more democratic processes involving community members.
You can hear Part I of this interview here.
Photo: Residential construction in South Waterfront. Image: M.O. Stevens, Wikimedia Commons.