Regional Strategies to Address the Bay Area Affordability CrisisRevista Land LinesJunio 2019By Emma Zehner, June 21, 2019
Though each of the Bay Area’s municipalities are experiencing the region’s housing shortage through a different lens, the message from local planners at the APA conference in the spring...
Study Shows Benefits of Shared Equity Housing for Affordability and Wealth-BuildingRevista Land LinesMayo 2019By Brandon Frazier and Will Jason, May 16, 2019
Shared equity housing programs are designed to provide a key to those who are locked out of homeownership. As new research shows, the programs do just that.
Documentos de trabajoAbril 2019Moses Gates
This working paper sets forth the recent history and current structure of New York City’s residential property tax system, as well as large-scale inequities, possible points of needed reform,...
Tracking Growth and Evaluating Performance of Shared Equity Homeownership Programs During Housing Market FluctuationsDocumentos de trabajoAbril 2019Ruoniu Wang, Claire Cahen, Arthur Acolin, and Rebecca J. Walter
Editor’s Note: This Working Paper was revised on May 6, 2019, to correct an error on page 12. School proficiency scores for census blocks with shared equity homes were compared to scores for...
Could Inclusionary Housing Break the YIMBY Deadlock?Revista Land LinesFebrero 2019By Anthony Flint, February 26, 2019
The movement known as YIMBY, or Yes in My Back Yard, has long argued that more development will reduce housing prices. Critics argue—with some evidence—that things aren't that simple, but some communities are moving forward using inclusionary housing.
What We Know and Need to KnowDocumentos de trabajoNoviembre 2018Vincent Reina
There is an abundance of research highlighting the lack of affordable rental housing in the U.S. Given this scarcity, it is all the more important to understand the future of the existing subsidized...
Documentos de trabajoNoviembre 2018Achilles Kallergis, Shlomo Angel, Yang Liu, Alejandro M. Blei, Nicolás Galarza, and Patrick Lamson-Hall
This paper discusses housing affordability in cities the world over based on data from the Land and Housing Survey in a Global Sample of Cities. We report on the composition of the housing sector...
Setting the Stage for RevivalDocumentos de trabajoNoviembre 2018Alan Mallach
In this paper, I attempt to provide a comprehensive framework to encourage thinking about the growing challenges faced by the middle neighborhoods of the nation’s legacy cities and their inner-...
Qualitative Research Findings from Baltimore and St. LouisDocumentos de trabajoOctubre 2018Alan Mallach and Karen Beck Pooley
We conduct a case study of neighborhood revival in St. Louis and Baltimore, two legacy cities showing both significant signs of revival along with persistent poverty and neighborhood distress....
Understanding and Reducing Vacancy and Hypervacancy in the United StatesEnfoques en políticas de sueloMayo 2018Alan Mallach
“Alan Mallach is the sage of the national vacant properties movement. There is no one better qualified to tell the story of vacant property trends, impacts, and strategies through data and...