Minimum Space Standards Worsen the Housing Crisis

Senior Research Scholar Alain Bertaud is mentioned in a CityMetric article on minimum space standards' contribution to the housing crisis. Economic analyst Anthony Breach writes:

[T]he urban economist Alain Bertaud compares [minimum space standards] to calorie requirements – trying to use them to address a housing shortage is like trying to “solve a famine” by passing a law that everyone must eat 2,000 calories a day, instead of simply producing more food.

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