Even the word “home” is special. Hearing it immediately brings warm memories and exciting aspirations to our mind’s eye. The meaning of home is changing though. Well-intentioned but incompetent government housing policies are making home ownership too expensive and too risky for many Americans.
This is the new normal for the American Dream. “Make housing legal again,” the spring 2019 edition of Sword & Scales, explores what owning a home entails today and why it’s worth fighting for.