Could Climate Change Increase the Risk of Mold in Housing?

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Predicted changes in weather could make wood-framed residential buildings more susceptible to mold. In this presentation, Holly Samuelson, Pamela Cabrera, and Sara Tepfer will discuss research, funded in part by our Center, that combines state-of-the-art hygrothermal simulations and mold-growth computations with data on predicted weather changes in several cool-climate US cities...

Student Open House

Date: Friday, September 11, 2020

Join our Virtual Open House to learn more about our research, fellowships and grants, and the events we host related to housing and community development....

The Impact of COVID-19 on Renters and Rental Markets

Date: Friday, September 04, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn have disproportionately affected renter households, particularly those that rely on wages from at-risk jobs. In this talk, Whitney Airgood-Obrycki, a research associate at the Center, will review some of the hardships that renters are facing and the effect the pandemic will likely have on rental markets...

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

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

How do we design for safe interaction, not social isolation? This virtual roundtable will present design strategies for the creation of safe and dignifying shared housing spaces for older adults in light of COVID-19....

A Consequential Proposal: The FHFA’s GSE Capital Requirement

Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

A conversation with Don Layton on the FHFA's proposed regulatory capital framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. ...

CANCELED: Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2020

Our apologies but this event is now canceled....

LIVESTREAM: Conserving Forests and Preserving Affordable Housing: Insights from Ontario’s Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program

Date: Friday, April 10, 2020

Over the past 25 years, forest stewardship policies in the province of Ontario have shifted away from a reliance on public initiatives to tax incentives for private property owners. In this presentation, Julia Smachylo, a Meyer doctoral fellow who is a Doctor of Design candidate at the Graduate School of Design, will discuss research on these policies she is conducting in southern Ontario. ...

CANCELED: Airbnb’s Impact on the Residential Housing Market: Estimates from New York City

Date: Friday, April 03, 2020

Our apologies, but this event is now canceled.......