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Do Millennials Prefer Cities or Suburbs? Maybe Both.


A new simulation may shed light on the living preferences

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The Urbanist Case for Trailer Parks


Earlier this summer, the Joint Center for Housing Studies at

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Slums: New Visions for an Enduring Global Phenomenon

September 2018

A 3-day conference about slums worldwide

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Symposium on Housing Tenure and Financial Security

March 2019

Homeownership has long been a central pillar of financial security

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A Shared Future: The Interdependence of Housing and School Segregation

July 2018

This paper provides an overview of the ways in which

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The State of the Nation's Housing 2018

June 2018

Since 1988, our annual State of the Nation’s Housing report

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Elizabeth La Jeunesse

Senior Research Analyst

Our Shrinking Supply of Low-Cost Rental Units

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Between 1990 and 2016, the number of rental units in the U.S. priced below $800 per month (in real terms)...

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Daniel McCue

Senior Research Associate

Digging Deeper: Ten Striking Findings from Our Latest State of the Nation’s Housing Report

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

This year marked 30 years since the Joint Center released its first report in 1988 and this year’s report –...

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David Luberoff

Deputy Director

Unpacking the Health Effects of Density

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

In “Congested cities vs. sprawl makes you fat: unpacking the health effects of density,” an essay that recently appeared in...

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Abbe Will

Research Associate and Associate Project Director, Remodeling Futures

Robust Outlook for Residential Remodeling Through Mid-Year 2019

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Homeowners are expected to increase spending on improvements and repairs at a solid clip over the coming year, according to...

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Throughout the year, the Joint Center for Housing Studies reaches beyond the university to promote national discussion of important housing policy issues. In addition to on-campus seminars, lectures, and webcasts, we convene major conferences and symposia on topics of national importance in the housing field, bringing together housing practitioners, researchers, and policymakers from organizations and communities around the country.

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