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12:00 - 18:30 22 June 2018

The Case of Affordable Housing: Private Sector Investment in Social Infrastructure

Location

6.02 | 22 Gordon Street
London | WC1H 0QB | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

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Professor Ingrid Gould Ellen, Professor of Urban Policy and Planning, Wagner School, NYU, Ingrid Gould Ellen is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at the Wagner School at NYU and a Faculty Director at the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. She joined the NYU Wagner faculty in the fall of 1997 and presently teaches courses in microeconomics, urban economics, and urban policy. Professor Ellen's research interests centre on housing and urban policy. She is author of Sharing America's Neighborhoods: The Prospects for Stable Racial Integration (Harvard University Press, 2000), editor of How to House the Homeless (Russell Sage Press, 2010), and author of numerous journal articles and book chapters related to housing policy, community development, and residential segregation.

This symposium brings together researchers and stakeholders to enhance understanding of affordable housing provision in the UK and internationally and to explore alternative solutions to the housing affordability crisis in the UK.

The day will address important questions related to the viability of existing affordable housing schemes involving public and private cooperation such as Help-to-Buy and Shared Ownership as well as exploring alternative ways of enhancing private investment and increasing the provision of affordable housing.


Contact

Niamh Ryan
+44 (0)203 108 3304 | bscpm.comms@ucl.ac.uk


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