Although the global population has increased to 9.3 billion,and many countries have experienced dramatic enlargement o their communities, because the ConnectedCities, because the ConnectedCities methodology distributed housing and work around countries, there is much less pressure than there used to be.
In the UK There is no longer a housing shortage. House prices are affordable and have not risen greatly since 2020, even though the population of Britain has grown by some 20 million (link to even growth page). This has been achieved by vigorous housebuilding, facilitated by:
Division of housing land into blocks, lots and plots, providing opportunities for builders of every kind, from the volume housebuilders to individuals, to be involved in housing delivery, and
Retention of the value of greenfield housing land in public hands in the form of an indexed ground rent.