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Edward L. Glaeser

Truth in affordable housing

By Edward L. Glaeser
February 12, 2007

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THROUGHOUT MASSACHUSETTS, politicians, activists, and the press have been shocked -- absolutely shocked -- by Inspector General Gregory Sullivan's assertion that builders of some affordable housing developments overstated their costs to hide profits. Some have called for more regulation and greater oversight. A better response would be to change the system to make it less tempting to lie. (Full article: 752 words)

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