NEW: RI's housing shortage is a complex problem, involving everything from zoning rules to construction costs
But it's also a simple problem any economist would predict: supply and demand
Here's my story to begin this week's @wpri12 Housing Crisis series
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RI's triple-deckers were efficient housing for generations-@projo. "But a building once praised for its functionality in housing a burgeoning urban population is unlikely to rise again to help meet the current housing crisis"