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Homelessness in the US: Insights from the Annual Homeless Assessment Report

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2024
The 2023 Annual Homeless Assessment Report found that 650,000 people were experiencing homelessness on a single night in January 2023, a 12 percent increase from 2022. Jeff Olivet, from the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, will discuss the report, which provides a snapshot of the number of individuals in shelters, temporary housing, and in unsheltered settings.

India Conference at Harvard 2024

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2024 to Sunday, February 18, 2024
The India Conference at Harvard is an annual student-led initiative that delves into the diverse tapestry of India, highlighting the country’s emergence as a leading international player. For the past 21 years, students from across Harvard have come together to bring experts from various sectors including business, economy and culture, to help you build an informed narrative and develop insight on India’s current landscape and promising future.

The Potential and Challenges of Using Manufactured Housing to Expand Homeownership Opportunities

Date: Friday, February 16, 2024
Manufactured housing has the potential to reduce the cost of building good quality, entry-level homes. However, it can be hard to site these homes, particularly in cities and suburbs where restrictive regulations and a poor reputation pose significant barriers. Chris Herbert will discuss a series of papers that assess the costs, obstacles, and potential of manufactured homes to support affordable entry-level homeownership.

Collaborative Initiatives to Foster Health Equity and How to Use ADUs to Create More Affordable Housing: Research from our 2023 Gramlich Fellows

Date: Friday, February 2, 2024
Two approaches to strengthening communities will be the focus of presentations by our 2023 Gramlich Fellows in Community and Economic Development. In one presentation, Aleks Czulak will discuss how some community-based organizations have supported the development and sustainability of place-based partnerships. In the other presentation, Haewon Ma will discuss how community-based organizations are using accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to provide affordable housing.

America's Rental Housing 2024

Date: Thursday, January 25, 2024
Climbing rents in recent years propelled US cost burdens to staggering new heights: in 2022, half of all US renters were cost burdened. Join us for the release of our new America's Rental Housing 2024 report.