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
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.
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.
Abby Hamlin, Credited with Brooklyn Townhouse Boom The New York Times Real Estate section explains how Abby Hamlin, president of Hamlin Ventures, is credited with the recent boom in townhouse building in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. Read the full article here.
ULI New York Broadway Junction TAP On June 25 and 26, ULI New York members completed a Technical Assistance Panel for the NYC Department of City Planning in the Brooklyn neighborhood surrounding the Broadway Junction New York City Subway station complex located at the border of the Bedford-Stuyvesant and East New York neighborhoods. The panel, consisting of a multi-discinplinary team of ULI member experts, was charged with assisting the NYC Department of City Planning with strategies to incentivize large-scale and mixed-use development along the key blocks between Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue … Read More
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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Housing Opportunity 2014 In Depth: Great Speakers Make the Difference ULI’s premier housing event is almost here! Housing Opportunity 2014: Healthy Housing, Healthy Places is taking place in Denver, Colorado this May 14-16. While there are many elements to a great conference, one of the most important factors is great speakers and Housing Opportunity 2014 has you covered! Here is a just a sample of the confirmed speakers: Rajiv Bhatia, University of California at Berkeley Eileen Fitzgerald, NeighborWorks America Jonathan Harwitz, Low Income Investment Fund Jeremy Hudson, Specialized Real Estate … Read More
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
New Forecast for Housing and Real Estate: ULI-EY Market Outlook Survey of 39 Economists to be Discussed in April 1 Webinar Are improvements in housing inventories and builder sentiment expected as the year goes on and the weather improves? When will employment growth and demographics start to favor housing activity? Is mortgage availability expected to worsen or improve over the next few years? How will the current economic and political environment affect housing and other property types? Industry economists will address these questions along with whether they feel investors are … Read More
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