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News + PoliticsDebunking the trickle-down housing fallacy

Debunking the trickle-down housing fallacy

Before you decide that building more market-rate housing is the answer, check this out.

The Council of Community Housing Organization has a nice chart that explains why the concept of trick-down, or “filtering” housing, makes little sense. Check it out below, and download a full-size PDF here.)

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Tim Redmond
Tim Redmond
Tim Redmond has been a political and investigative reporter in San Francisco for more than 30 years. He spent much of that time as executive editor of the Bay Guardian. He is the founder of 48hills.

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