Rents are rising, and homelessness is up in cities across the country. Home ownership is declining rapidly, with many in the middle class priced out of the market. Segregation and discrimination based on income, race, age, and ability leave many unable to access housing in the first place.
And as the baby boomer generation begins to retire, finding housing solutions to encompass the unique needs of the elderly becomes even more paramount.
What changes need to be made to make a housing economy that is accessible and affordable for all?
The Atlantic convened leaders in the housing world to explore potential solutions to this bubbling crisis.