I wanted to share some links I put together as sort of a primer on why progressives should and do care about housing, both affordable and in general.
For those who would like to better understand the progressive roots of the movement to allow more housing, I would suggest some reading as you’re making your decision on the Northland question.
Links to Better Understand the Housing Debate:
“We find very explicitly that communities that built a greater share of multifamily housing per capita saw a decrease in racial segregation,” she said. “It’s not just, build more [luxury and single family] housing and we’re gonna address the segregation issue. … It’s really about building different types of housing and affordable housing in those suburban communities. That’s going to move the dial.”