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