In late 2018, Miami commissioners for the first time passed a ordinance that requires developers in a small 30-block area north of downtown to set aside a percentage of units for residents with low incomes, a measure that was seen by advocates as a small but crucial step toward addressing Miami’s housing affordability crisis.
Source: Miami Herald
The United States, and South Florida in particular, is in the throes of an affordable housing crisis. Across the nation, too many families — including low-income seniors, people with disabilities, veterans, and families with children — struggle to keep a roof over their heads.
Source: Sun Sentinel
Rising property values are pricing many new workers out of South Florida and creating an affordable housing crisis, Palm Beach County officials and real estate experts said during a summit convened Wednesday to address the issue.
Source: National Real Estate Investor
Andre Shashaty: I call the decreasing affordability of housing the silent crisis because it eats away at the wellbeing of families and, by extension, society as a whole, with little notice from policymakers or the press.