Just Released! The Filtering Fallacy — An Infographic

12 09 2016

Behind a number of the recently proposed policy “solutions” to San Francisco’s housing crisis is the theory of “filtering.”  Understanding why these policies that rely on market-rate housing and deregulation won’t actually make housing more affordable requires a closer examination of this filtering theory, which could also be called “trickle down” for housing.

Haven’t heard of filtering?  Have no fear – we’ve created an infographic that breaks down the basics of filtering, the assumptions behind it, and the reasons it doesn’t work the way some say it does.  

Check it out below, or download a full-resolution PDF here.