Midat Sodom and the Housing Affordability CrisisLimmud NY (2019)
Ancient Jewish texts states that the city of Sodom was overthrown because of its hostility to hospitality. Today, American cities often limit new housing; is this policy analogous to midat Sodom (Hebrew for "the ways of Sodom")? What arguments justify these policies, and what counter-arguments are relevant to those arguments?
- affordable housing
Publication DateFebruary 17, 2019
LocationNew York NY
Citation InformationMichael Lewyn. "Midat Sodom and the Housing Affordability Crisis" Limmud NY (2019)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lewyn/176/