Experts urge de Blasio to expand his housing horizons

What would it take to really make New York City housing more affordable?

A crime wave? A catastrophic market crash? The Bill de Blasio affordable housing plan that he calls “literally the largest and most ambitious affordable housing program initiated by any city in this country in the history of the United States of America?”

Perhaps what's required, some experts suggests, is a more regional approach.

Last week, the mayor of New York City told a group of New York business leaders that the city’s population would swell to 9 million by 2040.

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