An Exhibit Explores Ways to Combat the U.S. Housing Crisis

An Exhibit Explores Ways to Combat the U.S. Housing Crisis

By David Friedlander
A major exhibition confronts the sort of housing Americans actually need.

Following World War II, the combination of urban flight, cheap V.A. loans, reliable automobiles and highways, and the Baby Boom conspired to make the single-family home the most common type of housing in America. And the trend has endured. According to a Census report, in 2015 roughly 76 percent of all housing was single-family.

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