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10 Principles for a New Era of Multifamily Rental Housing

10 Principles for a New Era of Multifamily Rental Housing On January 16, 2014, the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, in partnership with the American Planning Association and the National Multifamily Housing Council, held the first annual ULI/Carolyn and Preston Butcher Forum on Multifamily Housing. Attended by over 50 industry leaders, the event provided a forum to discuss the changing multifamily residential landscape and led to the development of a series of “big ideas” for expanding the availability of rental housing nationwide. The ten principles presented here are a summary of the ideas … Read More

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New ULI Report on Housing, Health, and Resilience

New ULI Report on Housing, Health, and Resilience A new ULI report, Housing in America: Integrating Health, Housing, and Resilience in a Changing Environment, explores the links between housing, community health, and resilience to extreme weather. The report—the latest in the Housing in America series—was prepared by the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing and the Building Healthy Places Initiative. It will be released at ULI’s Building the Resilient City conference in San Francisco next week, and available for download here by September 5. 

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CBCNY Releases Second Report on Affordable Housing

CBCNY Releases Second Report on Affordable Housing The Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) just released its second in a four-part series of policy briefs exploring housing affordability versus location affordability in New York City.  Entitled “The Rent’s Too Damn High! But the Metrocard Is a Pretty Good Deal,” the report finds that the city’s low transpiration costs and high incomes make New York a far less expensive location compared to other American cities. Read the complete report here.

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HPD Commissioner Vicki Been Joins Housing Council on 7.10.14

HPD Commissioner Vicki Been to speak to ULI NY Housing Council on 7/10 ULI New York’s Housing Council will host a special discussion with Vicki Been, Commissioner, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development on Thursday, July 10 at 8:30 AM.  Commissioner Been will visit the council for a special presentation and discussion of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York: a 5-Borough, 10-year Plan, which outlines the administration’s bold plan to build and preserve 200,000 affordable units over the coming decade.  For more information about the Plan, please … Read More

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Register Today! Webinar: In the Mix – Getting Residential Development in Mixed Use Communities Right

Register Today! Webinar: In the Mix – Getting Residential Development in Mixed Use Communities Right Join the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing for an engaging discussion with experienced developers on how to sustain the long-term vibrancy and economic viability of residential development in mixed use communities. ULI Housing Interchange Webinar Series Presents: In the Mix – Getting Residential Development in Mixed Use Communities Right April 23, 2014, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET Register Today!   This ULI Housing Interchange Webinar Series program will highlight the necessary ingredients to develop and … Read More

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Last Chance to Apply for Housing Awards

Apply now or nominate a colleague who has designed or developed an exceptional project or program that supports housing opportunities for America’s working families. The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing has extended the deadline to March 17 for its two awards programs: The Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards recognize and honor exemplary developments that demonstrate creativity in expanding housing opportunities for America’s working families. New this year, the 2014 Jack Kemp Awards will honor developments that ensure housing affordability for a range of incomes, particularly for … Read More

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Register Now for ULI’s Webinar on Green and Energy-Efficient Housing

Register Now for ULI’s Webinar on Green and Energy-Efficient Housing The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing’s webinar series, the ULI Housing Interchange, offers timely programming on a range of housing policy issues and real deals. The 2014 series will highlight the latest innovations and trends in residential real estate and community development. Expert speakers will cover topics, including green and energy-efficient housing, mixed use communities, and intergenerational living. Register today for the first webinar in the 2014 series: New Innovations in Green Communities and Energy-Efficient Housing Tuesday, March 18, 2014 … Read More

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Housing Council Explores Two Trees Vision for Williamsburg Waterfront

On Wednesday, June 26 ULI New York’s Housing Council hosted a special presentation by Two Trees Management on their redevelopment plan for the 11-acre former Domino Sugar Factory site in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  David Lombino, Director of Special Projects and Marina Trejo, Project Manager presented the project, specifically highlighting the 2.3 million square feet of new residential construction planned for the site.  In March 2013, Two Trees unveiled a striking new plan for the site, with bold renderings by SHoP Architects, which was dramatically different than the previous owner’s plans that … Read More

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