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2022-05-11

Home ownership is the West’s biggest economic-policy mistake

 It is an obsession that undermines growth, fairness and public faith in capitalism

A trillion dollars of dud mortgages blew up the financial system in 2007-08.

But just as pernicious is the creeping dysfunction that housing has created over decades: vibrant cities without space to grow; ageing homeowners sitting in half-empty homes who are keen to protect their view; and a generation of young people who cannot easily afford to rent or buy and think capitalism has let them down. 

https://www.economist.com/leaders/2020/01/16/home-ownership-is-the-wests-biggest-economic-policy-mistake

As our special report this week explains

https://www.economist.com/special-report/2020/01/16/housing-is-at-the-root-of-many-of-the-rich-worlds-problems


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