Home prices have increased by 67% in 7 years. Homelessness has increased by 12%.
Housing costs increase when the demand for housing exceeds the available supply of housing. Restrictive zoning and excessive fees are the largest impediments to increasing the supply of affordable housing in Utah.
Prosperity Utah plans to dramatically reduce the burdensome regulations that cause the price of housing to increase.
At the present time, Utah has no measurable plan to combat homelessness despite over $100 million being spent on the issue in just the past few years.