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

Moderator
Gail Goldberg, Executive Director, Urban Land Institute Los Angeles

Speakers
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?