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Public and private capital can be combined–and leveraged–to provide more workforce housing.
Developers in Colorado—which has a statewide vacancy rate of just 4.5 percent—are responding to increased demands from millennials and baby boomers for housing focused on healthy and intergenerational living, said Patrick Coyle, director of the state’s housing division, at the closing general session of the ULI Housing Opportunity 2014 conference in Denver.
Medical professionals are now looking “upstream” to determine how to improve children’s health through housing, said speakers at the ULI Housing Opportunity conference.
Developers who are primarily targeting the demographic “barbells” of baby boomers and millennials shared on-the-ground experience at a ULI Spring Meeting session moderated by ULI Senior Fellow Maureen McAvey.
Public policy can help efforts to reduce energy use when the building owner is not the utility’s customer.
In 2013, the President’s Climate Action Plan expanded the Better Building Challenge to cover multifamily buildings. An instrumental component of the program—which supports commercial and industrial building owners in reducing energy use by at least 20 percent by 2020—is benchmarking.
Once preferring office and retail, international investors are starting to see multifamily rentals as a valuable, stable asset class, said panelists at the 2014 ULI Spring Meeting.
Data-driven technology companies like Zillow, Walk Score, and Redfin are changing the way that buyers view properties.
Solutions to increase the supply of affordable rental housing are explored in a new report from the ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing and Enterprise Community Partners Inc.