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Cities once regulated micro-units out of existence. Let's not make the same mistake twice

Cities across America are facing a devastating housing affordability crisis. And yet one obvious potential solution is facing a backlash in cities like Seattle and even dense parts of L.A. County: micro-units. Broadly defined as living spaces under 350 square feet, micro-units are an old idea being...
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