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There’s No single Solution for Lack of Affordable Housing

Local governments could make building permit processes more efficient, panelists said.

A complete set of public policies is more likely than a solitary solution to expand the availability of affordable housing, a director of the Urban Land Institute said during a panel presentation Wednesday in Miami.

“There is no one policy tool that in and of itself is going to make a dramatic difference on this problem,” said Stockton Williams, executive director of ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing.

“The good news is a number of cities are starting to put together a set of solutions, a tool kit,” Williams said during the panel presentation in the Miami offices of law firm Holland & Knight, which sponsored the event.

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