The Real Problem with the Housing Market
Jay W. Richards
September 13, 2013
Author and philosopher Jay Richards says that well-meaning but vastly harmful government housing policies helped cause the financial crisis and now, five years later, the government is even more deeply involved in the housing market.
Photo by Ashlee Best, © Discovery Institute (CC BY-SA 4.0) Senior Fellow at Discovery, Senior Research Fellow at Heritage Foundation Jay W. Richards, Ph.D., is the William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute, and the Executive Editor of The Stream. Richards is author or editor of more than a dozen books, including the New York Times bestsellers Infiltrated (2013) and Indivisible (2012); The Human Advantage; Money, Greed, and God, winner of a 2010 Templeton Enterprise Award; The Hobbit Party with Jonathan Witt; and Eat, Fast, Feast. His most recent book, with Douglas Axe and William Briggs, is The Price of Panic: How the Tyranny of Experts Turned a Pandemic Into a Catastrophe.