In the "Stanford Social Innovation Review," Abby Ivory and Kent W. Colton share six innovative paths that will help us move toward affordability in housing.

"If the nation, and state and local communities, are going to make significant progress in addressing housing affordability, one of the key policy levers is to reduce or remove regulatory barriers to building new homes and apartments. Work is underway in the private sector and the public sector to achieve better regulatory policies for housing affordability," writes Ivory, director of housing affordability and strategic projects at the University of Utah School of Business and the director of Ivory Innovations, and Colton, president of The Colton Housing Group and former CEO of the National Association of Home Builders.

The article also looks at ways to better utilize existing housing and land as well as innovations that increase building productivity.

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