“Recently, a flurry of studies about the effects of new housing supply has emerged. They rebuff skeptics, who argue against building more housing. In a research roundup, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers Shane Philips, Michael Manville, and Michael Lens conducted and arranged a review of the new literature. Research Roundup: The Effect of Market-Rate Development on Neighborhood Rents goes over a recent wave of scientific study on the relationship between new market-rate housing and affordability. Early takeaways from the research point toward market-rate housing as a boon toward a locality’s housing affordability.”