Fixing Housing in America

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2020 Global Conference

Fixing Housing in America

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October 20 at 1:30 pm PDT/4:30 pm EDT

 

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified pre-existing socioeconomic inequities including lack of access to affordable housing. Nationwide, economic zoning restrictions—along with political resistance from residents—have limited new construction. Social mobility has declined as housing-related costs have soared. However, the prospect of economic recovery presents a chance to address housing shortages while promoting broad-based growth. Development of new units can boost short-term employment and consumer activity as it improves long-term capacity to attract and retain employees. By containing increases in housing costs, communities can alleviate pressures on their most vulnerable members at every stage of life.

Panelists will address policies and options for increasing access to affordable housing in underserved communities. Their wide-ranging discussion covering the local housing landscape and place-based investment will focus on development solutions to improve the lives of all Americans.

 

Speakers

Henry Cisneros
Chairman, Executive Committee, Siebert Brandford Shank & Co., LLC; Chairman, CityView; Former Secretary, US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Tom Finke
Chairman and CEO, Barings

Robert Morse
Executive Chairman, Bridge Investment Group

Dana Wade
Commissioner, Federal Housing Administration

 

Moderator

Diana Olick
Real Estate Correspondent, CNBC

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Published October 20, 2020