In the media

10 challenges that will define cities in 2019

Curbed

From homelessness and housing to big tech and budgets, the...

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In the media

Consider buying a fixer-upper home using a renovation loan

Marketwatch

It’s the lament of first-time home buyers in just about...

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The Shrinking Middle Class

Fortune Magazine

Chasing the American dream used to be exhilarating. Now it’s...

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Event

Is Opportunity Knocking: Can Opportunity Zones Aid Distressed Neighborhoods?

February 2019

With the right regulations and guardrails in place, Opportunity Zones...

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Event

Defining Suburbia: The Implications of Differing Approaches

February 2019

It has become clear that places considered to be suburbs...

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Event

Diverse City: How Equitable Design and Development Will Shape Urban Futures

March 2019

Kimberly Dowdell has designed or managed over $100 million in...

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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

Waiting for Homeownership: Assessing the Future of Homeownership, 2015-2035

December 2016

The decade-long decline in the homeownership rate in the United...

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Alexander Hermann

Research Assistant

More Older Adults Are Living in Lower-Density Neighborhoods

Monday, January 07, 2019

Households headed by older adults are increasingly located in low-density suburbs, according to our latest Housing America’s Older Adults report....

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Kerry Donahue

Associate Director of Communications

2018 Roundup: Our Most Popular Blogs of the Year

Friday, December 28, 2018

As we wrap up 2018, we looked back to see what were the most popular articles on our blog this...

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David Luberoff

Deputy Director

What We’ve Been Reading, Watching, and Listening To

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

In anticipation of the holiday break, which for those of us in the Northeast is a time of short, cold...

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Daniel McCue

Senior Research Associate

Number of U.S. Households Projected to Increase by 12.2 Million in the Next Decade

Thursday, December 20, 2018

According to our new projections, the number of households in the US will grow by 12.2 million between 2018 and...

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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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