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Housing Policies in the U.S. and Korea: Balancing Affordability with Financial Viability

July 24, 2013 // 2:00pm5:00pm

The Wilson Center is organizing this seminar in collaboration with the Land and Housing Institute (LHI), Korea Land and Housing Corporation, based in Seoul, Korea, as a part of a comprehensive study and exchange of affordable housing policies in the U.S. to inform Korean policies and programs. A panel of experts will examine best practices as well as limitations found in U.S. housing policies and will highlight patterns in programming. The seminar will present a range of perspectives on affordable housing, focusing on the trend away from centralized, supply-side approaches toward decentralized, demand-driven housing policies. Panelists will reflect upon subsidy and voucher programs as well as housing tax credits, leading to a discussion of the lessons and implications of the U.S. experience for the Korean context.

Please RSVP to cusp@wilsoncenter.org, acceptances only, indicating "July 24" in the subject line

Location: 
5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Ford Professor Urban Design and Planning, MIT
  • President and CEO, National Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Executive Director, District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA)
  • Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute
  • Executive Research Fellow, Land and Housing Institute (LHI), Korea Land and Housing Corporation
  • Senior Research Fellow, Land and Housing Institute (LHI), Korea Land and Housing Corporation
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University
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  • Blair A. Ruble // Vice President for Programs; Director, Urban Sustainability Laboratory; and Senior Advisor, Kennan Institute
  • Allison Garland // Program Associate, Urban Sustainability Laboratory
  • Thea Cooke // Program Assistant
  • Gabor Demszky // Global Fellow

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