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Senior housing: Older Americans face affordability, accessibility challenges

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The robust gains in the national home remodeling market in...

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Jennifer Molinsky

Senior Research Associate

Housing and “The Good Life”

Monday, November 05, 2018

What makes a good life in late life? And what role might housing and the built environment play in efforts...

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Hyojung Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

Millennials and the Future Urban Landscape

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

As they age, will the young, white, well-educated, upper income adults who have driven much of the population growth and...

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Daniel McCue

Senior Research Associate

Changes in Supply and Demand at Various Segments of the Rental Market: How Do They Match Up?

Friday, October 26, 2018

A growing number of low-income renters are competing for a shrinking number of low-rent units. This is the basic conclusion...

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Jonathan Spader

Senior Research Associate

New Book Asks: What It Would Take to Foster Communities of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality?

Monday, October 22, 2018

More than 50 years after the passage of the Fair Housing Act, what would it take to meaningfully reduce residential...

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Housing America's Older Adults 2018

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Location: Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

More than half of US households are now headed by someone 50 or over, according to Housing America’s Older Adults 2018, a new JCHS report to be released Wednesday, November 14.