In the media

The American dream while Black: ‘Locked in a vicious cycle’

NBC News

The homeownership gap between Black and white Americans on the...

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In the media

A wave of evictions is coming. Democrats are proposing a lifeline

Vox

America was staring down a housing crisis even before the...

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America’s Next Housing Crisis: How The Pandemic Is Pushing Renters To The Brink

Forbes

Overall measures of rental housing affordability and security improved only...

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Event

Designing Senior Housing for Safe Interaction in the Age of COVID-19

August 2020

How do we design for safe interaction, not social isolation?...

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Event

In Pursuit of Equitable Development: Lessons from Washington, Detroit, and Boston

September 2020

Equitable development, a new concept in planning and community development,...

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Event

20th Annual Dunlop Lecture: Addressing Homelessness: What Can (and Can’t) Architecture Do?

October 2020

In the 20th Annual John T. Dunlop Lecture, presented by...

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Publications

A SHARED FUTURE: THE DUTY TO AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHER FAIR HOUSING: A LEGAL AS WELL AS POLICY IMPERATIVE

February 2018

This paper was originally presented at A Shared Future: Fostering...

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Publications

Estimating the Gap in Affordable and Available Rental Units for Families

April 2019

While we typically think of family households as homeowners, renters...

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Publications

The Potential for Shared Equity and Other Forms of Down Payment Assistance to Expand Access to Homeownership

October 2019

Previous studies of the financial constraints for homeownership attainment have...

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Samara Scheckler

Postdoctoral Fellow

Making Rent in the Pandemic: How Are Older Adult Households Faring?

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

While older adults are more susceptible to COVID-19, households headed by older adults have been more insulated from the economic...

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Jared Schachner

Meyer Fellow

How Cognitive Skills Influence Inequality in Contemporary Housing Markets

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Which families gain access to neighborhood and school contexts most conducive to their children’s development? Race and class continue to...

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Abbe Will

Research Associate and Associate Project Director, Remodeling Futures

Specialty Replacement Remodelers Likely to See More Consistent Business Performance During Market Downturn

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

As the residential remodeling industry is once again mired in a slump, we expect many home improvement contracting businesses will...

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Don Layton

Senior Industry Fellow

Beautiful Politics but Ugly Policy: The Role of the Implied Guarantee Subsidy in FHLB Membership

Monday, July 27, 2020

In February of this year, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), regulator of Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the eleven...

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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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