In the hunt for housing, many younger Washingtonians face a problem. They want more space for their growing families, but can’t afford single family homes. Some urban development experts say this lack of “middle” housing options is prompting aging millennials to leave the District for the surrounding suburbs. Does D.C. need more “middle” housing to accommodate young families on a budget? Should Washingtonians be more open-minded when it comes to where they settle down? Kojo discusses with observers of the local housing market.


  • Roger Lewis Architect; Columnist, "Shaping the City," Washington Post; and Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland College Park
  • Koki Adasi President-elect, Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors
  • Chrysanthe Broikos Curator, National Building Museum

Cartoons By Roger Lewis

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