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To tackle high housing costs, Texas lawmakers push to build more homes

Housing advocates, builders and real estate experts agree that the state simply isn’t building enough homes to keep up with its booming population and economic growth.

By Joshua Fechter, The Texas Tribune, and Lucy Tompkins, The Texas Tribune and The New York Times
New home construction at a Longview subdivision on Dec. 17, 2021.

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