Good points. Anti-sprawl efforts may be well-meaning or have hidden agendas. But the effect so far has been to drive up housing prices, not lower them, though they usually have different goals than lowering housing costs.

Earth-sheltered homes set in a hill or mountain could work to lower prices if there were enough of them. And they wouldn’t have to be in a specific community.

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Written for 45+ newspapers/mags. Written some books — see https://www.amazon.com/Kevin-J.-Shay/e/B004BCQRTG. Visited 48 states, 30+ countries.