Sup­ply prob­lems stok­ing state’s hous­ing short­age

(The Cen­ter Square) — As hous­ing costs rise in many parts of the com­mon­wealth, Penn­syl­va­nia pol­i­cy­mak­ers want to boost sup­ply to meet demand.
“If we don’t con­tin­ue to increase the inven­to­ry at all lev­els, we’re nev­er going to get to where we need to be,” Rep. Mike Sturla, D‑Lancaster, said dur­ing a House Hous­ing and Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment meet­ing on Mon­day. “We can’t build our way out by just build­ing sub­si­dized hous­ing.”
Though leg­is­la­tors and experts were sup­port­ive of more tax cred­its, sub­si­dies, and oth­er state spend­ing for in …