MEMO FROM THE NATIONAL AFFAIRS DESK DATE: MARCH 12, 2016 FROM: DR. KURT G. DOONESBURY SUBJECT: THE AMERICAN HOUSING CRISIS… SLAVING AWAY FOR YOUR OWN CASTLE New York, New York— When I moved to the City, my fiancée and I had less than a week to find an apartment. How hard could that be? We were, after all, well-educated professionals with decent salaries…. Salaries that would have made us members of the Upper-class back in my hometown Crossville, Tennessee. When I first saw the salary offer presented to me, I explained, Good god, I’m rich! And I had steak dinners and bourbon dancing before my eyes…. But the reality was that even with our two salaries combined, we couldn’t afford a 1-bedroom apartment in…

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