Rent Stabilization - Policy Choices and Impacts

When

2022-04-11
2022-04-11T15:30:00 - 2022-04-11T16:30:00
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    ZOOM This webinar will be hosted by Zoom. Pittsburgh, PA 15222 UNITED STATES
    Rent-regulation policies vary widely across the United States. What do we know about their effects on rental markets, tenants, and property owners? Do differences in the policies’ design matter? ULI Minnesota and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis are partnering with experts from across the housing sector to present a four-part, virtual event series.

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    Standard Pricing Until April 11 Members Non-Members
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    Registration is complimentary and open to everyone.

    Save your spot by April 10th.  Zoom details will be shared after registration closes. 

    Rent Stabilization: Policy Choices and Impacts - RECORDING

    Kickoff session of a four-part webinar series addressing policies on rent regulation and tenant stability

    April 11, 2022
    3:30–4:30 p.m. CT
    Virtual video event - RECORDING


    Rent-regulation policies vary widely across the United States. What do we know about their effects on rental markets, tenants, and property owners? Do differences in the policies’ design matter? Urban Land Institute Minnesota and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis are partnering with experts from across the housing sector to present a four-part, virtual event series featuring research-based, evidence-driven conversation on rent regulation. We invite you to join us as we discuss these important questions.

    Our kickoff session will provide an overview of rent-stabilization policies that are in place around the nation. Panelists will discuss what economic research reveals about how different design features of rent-stabilization policies impact renters and rental-housing markets.

    Keynote speaker:
    Sophie House, Director of Law and Policy, Housing Solutions Lab, Furman Center, New York University

    Moderated conversation:
    Moderator: Libby Starling, Director, Community Development and Engagement, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
    Ed Goetz, Director, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota
    Sophie House, Director of Law and Policy, Housing Solutions Lab, Furman Center, New York University
    Jenny Schuetz, Senior Fellow, Brookings Metro, Brookings Institution of Minnesota

    Please watch for information on future sessions in the series, happening in May:

    • Economics of the Rental Market
    • Lessons Learned from Implementing Rent Stabilization Policies
    • Local Approaches to Advance Tenant Stability

    This event is presented by ULI Minnesota and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

                                

    Speakers

    Jenny Schuetz

    Brookings Institution

    Jenny Schuetz is a Senior Fellow at Brookings Metro, and is an expert in urban economics and housing policy. Dr. Schuetz has written numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on land use regulation, housing prices, urban amenities, and neighborhood change. Dr. Schuetz has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, the PBS NewsHour, The Indicator podcast, Vox, and Slate. Dr. Schuetz is the author of Fixer Upper: How to Repair America's Broken Housing Systems. Topics of recent research include: how statewide zoning reform could improve housing affordability; local strategies to help renters during the COVID-19 crisis; rethinking homeownership incentives to narrow the racial wealth gap; and how housing costs exacerbate economic and racial segregation.

    Sophie House

    Director of Law and Policy, Housing Solutions Lab, Furman Center, New York University

    Sophie House is the Law and Policy Director at the Housing Solutions Lab. Before joining the Lab, Sophie was a Legal Fellow at the NYU Furman Center. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Andrew D. Hurwitz of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She is a graduate of Yale Law School, where she worked with local government attorneys through the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project and represented low-income clients in housing proceedings at the Urban Justice Center and New Haven Legal Assistance. She holds a B.A. in Economics from New York University and an MPhil in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford. Sophie’s research focuses on how cities approach challenges related to housing instability, homelessness, and the use of public space.

    Edward Goetz

    Director, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota

    Edward G. Goetz specializes in housing and local community development planning and policy. His research focuses on issues of race and poverty and how they affect housing planning and implementation. His most recent book, The One-Way Street of Integration: Fair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities (2018, Cornell University Press) examines the tension between the pursuit of integration and community development efforts that focus on building power and communities where people are. Goetz is a professor of urban and regional planning at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the director of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs at the University of Minnesota. He has served on a variety of local and national advisory committees related to affordable housing and community development. He is a past-winner of the University of Minnesota's "Distinguished Teaching Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate and Professional Education." Goetz is also the author of New Deal Ruins: Race, Economic Justice and Public Housing Policy (2013, Cornell University Press); and, Clearing the Way: Deconcentrating the Poor in Urban America (2003, Urban Institute Press).