If we need more housing, we just need to let the market do its thing:
Futures Forum: A solution to our housing problems: free up the market for truly affordable housing
The Telegraph recently interviewed people from Taylor Wimpey and Balfour Beaty, as well as academics in the UK:
Our planning system determines the supply of land by fiat without reference to prices,
but then markets set the price as people demand space for housing.
The planning system should have to respond to price signals.
How to solve the housing crisis - Telgraph
And there are debates happening all around the world on this:
The story of Sweden's housing crisis - The Local
Discoursing deregulation: the case of the Finnish rental housing market: International Journal of Housing Policy: Vol 15, No 2
The Land Market Deregulation Debate in Chile | Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Including in the United States:
Washington Can't Fix the Housing Crisis - Foundation for Economic Education - Working for a free and prosperous world