Housing 

PROGRAMS

New Housing Solutions

Our series “New Housing Solutions”  is dedicated to understanding the challenges posed by the complex nature of urban housing across the world and exploring innovations in affordability, community, and health. 

SECOND EDITION: July 14-16, 2020

  • Streaming Worldwide,
    in partnership with the City of Dallas, USA

Population growth, mass migrations, the consequences of climate change, and now, a global pandemic, have pushed cities to rethink how they can offer more accessible, affordable, safe, clean housing that fosters health, happiness, and community.

This 3-day event was the first international LIVE function organized by NewCities to explore new tools, partnerships, and approaches with more than 350 LIVE viewers and 56 speakers. 

FIRST EDITION: June 5, 2019

  • New York City, USA 

This first edition was curated by experts and NewCities’ Fellows, Diana Lind and Greg Lindsay. It gave a holistic overview of existing housing stock and new methods of creating affordable, healthy, and community-oriented housing in modern cities.

More than 200 public officials, entrepreneurs, policy experts, and activists gathered to discuss solutions to America’s mounting climate-, inequality-, and affordability crisis and identify possible paths forward.

RESEARCH 

The Millennial Dilemma 

The Millennial Dilemma’ is a seminal study exploring the future of North American cities by forecasting where the Millennial generation will live and why.

POLICY RECOMMANDATIONS: 

  • 1. Expand and Protect Housing Supply
  • 2. Legalize Multi-Family Zoning
  • 3. Eliminate Parking Minimums
  • 4. Reinvest in Public Transit
  • 5. Provide Universal Child Care
  • 6. Provide Student Debt Relief
  • 7. Reimagine Parks as Urban Infrastructure
  • 8. Assist and Promote Urban Schools

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

ARTICLES

Our Blog features articles and op-eds exploring the housing topic through the eyes of experts and leaders in the field. 

THE BIG PICTURE 

Field experts, officials, and community members explore challenges and strategies to build safe and affordable housing for everyone.
Presented by Citi. 

AFFORDABLE HOUSING 

INNOVATIONS IN URBAN HOUSING 

PODCAST

LIVE DISCUSSIONS

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