Maryland State Sen. Will Smith (D-Montgomery County) discusses policing bills and the latest Purple Line news. And D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) talks about vision zero, voting and the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The local economy is humming. But it’s threatened by a housing crunch that has sent home prices and rents to levels out of reach for most people.
A recent study shows that the region needs 320,000 more housing units by 2030, and that the vast majority must be affordable. But what does “affordable” mean? Depending on where you live in the DMV, a six-figure income may not be enough to live even modestly.
A slew of local bills are on the table for dealing with the crisis. What would they do? And how likely are they make inroads into the problem?
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