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Addressing the Urban Housing Crisis
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 / 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Gail Goldberg, Executive Director, Urban Land Institute Los Angeles

Laura Archuleta, President, Jamboree Housing Corporation
Christopher Hawthorne, Architecture Critic, Los Angeles Times
Hessam Nadji, President and CEO, Marcus & Millichap
William Witte, Chairman and CEO, Related California

By 2025, 1.6 billion urban residents worldwide will face crowded, inadequate, and substandard housing. The United Nations estimates that up to $11 trillion of additional investment will be required to close the housing gap, presenting an unprecedented challenge and opportunity for civic leaders and builders to meet global demand.

  • How can pre-fab and other innovative construction methods reduce the cost of housing while expanding supply?
  • What policy or financial mechanisms are needed to ensure affordability and adequate supply?