In the media

Growth in U.S. home remodeling spending to fall below historic average by 2020

Reuters

Growth in U.S. home remodeling expenditures is expected to cool...

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In the media

Trying to downsize your home? Good luck with that

Minnesota Public Radio

Empty nesters who are thinking they have too much house...

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Rent is accelerating again. What can be done?

MarketWatch

A decade into the economic expansion, rents are still outpacing...

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Event

Seizing the Opportunity: A Conversation with Ben Seigel and Aaron Thomas

April 2019

Described as an innovative new tool for American economic development,...

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Event

The Future of Public Housing

April 2019

Join us for a panel discussion about the future of...

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Publications

Measuring Housing Affordability: Assessing the 30 Percent of Income Standard

September 2018

The 30-percent of income standard is a widely used and...

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Publications

Staying a Step Ahead: Institutional Flexibility in the Rehabilitation of Social Housing in Oaxaca, Mexico

August 2017

The Mexican National Workers’ Housing Fund Institute, or Infonavit, is...

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Publications

When Do Renters Behave Like Homeowners? High Rent, Price Anxiety, and NIMBYism

February 2017

A common root of political opposition to new housing development...

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Abbe Will

Research Associate and Associate Project Director, Remodeling Futures

Below-Average Growth in Home Remodeling Expected by 2020

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Annual gains in improvement and repair spending on the owner-occupied housing stock are projected to continue decelerating through early next...

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David Luberoff

Deputy Director

Achieving the Promise of Equitable Development

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Across the country, planners and community activists are touting the new concept of “equitable development” as a just way to...

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Jonathan Spader

Senior Research Associate

VIDEO: Watch our Symposium on Housing Tenure and Financial Security

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Homeownership has long been a central pillar of financial security for American families. However, the foreclosure crisis led many families...

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Whitney Airgood-Obrycki

Senior Research Analyst

American Families Can’t Afford the Rent

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Housing is a central component of family life and can provide a foundation for family well-being. While we typically think...

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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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