In the media

Weakness in home sales hits remodel market

CNBC

Lowered sales in 2019 will impact remodeling into 2020, according...

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In the media

Aiming at Wealthy Renters, Developers Build More Luxury Apartments Than They Have in Decades

The Wall Street Journal

Builders are on track to finish more new apartments in...

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In the media

Troubling trends in housing for the new decade

The Hill

During times of deepening economic inequality, housing affordability remains a...

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Event

Addressing Homelessness: What Can (and Can’t) Architecture Do?

March 2020

Over the past two decades, Michael Maltzan, FAIA and his...

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America's Rental Housing 2020

January 2020

With the number of cost-burdened renters again on the rise, local...

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Event

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

April 2020

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

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Publications

Mortgage Journeys: A Video Ethnography of the Homebuying and Mortgage Process

November 2019

Prior research suggests that comparison shopping for mortgages when purchasing...

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Publications

Exit from Homeownership by Low-Income Households

November 2019

One of the justifications for federal involvement in the homeownership...

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Publications

Tenure and Location Choice among Hispanic Households

October 2019

Persistently large gaps in homeownership between whites and Hispanics are...

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Abbe Will

Research Associate and Associate Project Director, Remodeling Futures

Slight Gains in 2020 Outlook for Residential Remodeling

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

National spending for improvements and repairs on owner-occupied homes is expected to rise only modestly this year, according to our...

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Whitney Airgood-Obrycki

Research Associate

Very Few Lower-Income Older Adults Live in Accessible Units

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

With the aging of the US population, the number of older adult households who are income-eligible for HUD rental assistance...

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David Luberoff

Deputy Director

Racialized Recovery: Postforeclosure Pathways in Boston’s Neighborhoods

Monday, January 06, 2020

While many studies have shown that most foreclosures during the Great Recession occurred in minority or disadvantaged neighborhoods, few have...

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Alix Winter

Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics, Columbia University

Is Lead Exposure a Form of Housing Inequality?

Thursday, January 02, 2020

The primary sources of contemporary lead exposure are chipping paint, water pipes, and lead remaining in soil from gasoline exhaust...

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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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