Scarcity of Resources is a great early game tempo hit vs resource reliant Runners. With many great resources out there right now, Scarcity can really put the runner in a hole while trying to set up. In comparison to Housekeeping, it has a slight edge: it effects every resource installed, not just the first. It loses vs Housekeeping, because Housekeeping affects any card type, and causes a discard - potentially more valuable than .
This is where your decision comes in. If you're looking to crush the Runner financially, Scarcity of Resources may be for you. If you're looking to deck the Runner and lower their grip, Housekeeping is preferred.