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.View Previous Events
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 to Saturday, September 22, 2018
Location: Harvard Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS)
A 3-day conference about slums worldwide...
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019 to Friday, March 22, 2019
Location: Harvard University
Homeownership has long been a central pillar of financial security for American families. While considerable debate exists about the factors that influence households’ tenure decisions and the role(s) of housing wealth in household portfolios, homeownership’s inclusion in the American Dream reflects its close association with wealth creation and residential stability....