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Frank Anton: By-The-Numbers, The Measures Of Racial Equity

Policy 08.03.21

Frank Anton: By-The-Numbers, The Measures Of Racial Equity

We introduce Dream Team member Frank Anton, an iconic voice in housing, with an analysis series, each of whose topics spring from a single, meaningful statistical measure.

In Digital ID Era, Property And Privacy Enter Brave New World

Policy 09.02.21

In Digital ID Era, Property And Privacy Enter Brave New World

The inevitability of an industry standard property identification record -- and its vast array of benefits and uses -- doesn't diminish the need for eyes-open recognition of the big risks.

Tri Pointe CEO Doug Bauer On The Inflation Spectre And His Plan For That

Policy 06.30.21

Tri Pointe CEO Doug Bauer On The Inflation Spectre And His Plan For That

A candid TBD one-on-one conversation with the top-20 ranked homebuilder's chief strategist, who believes 'politicized economics led to a bad recipe to stimulate the economy when they did.'

Housing's Importance As US Stares Covid-Delta In The Face

Policy 08.03.21

Housing's Importance As US Stares Covid-Delta In The Face

Battles with local, regional, state, and federal regulators currently pass too much cost burden to people sitting at kitchen tables. What can and should housing's leaders do about that now?

In Market Talktrack, Uncertainty, Even Concessions Crop Up

Policy 07.08.21

In Market Talktrack, Uncertainty, Even Concessions Crop Up

Two terms have surfaced in the spotty, choppy limbo market dynamic that has checked up both construction flow and demand mojo: Pause and Concessions.

Recalculating Risk: The Californiafication Of US Housing

Policy 07.21.21

Recalculating Risk: The Californiafication Of US Housing

TBD Dream Teamer Scott Cox unpacks how to grapple with where housing's at, where it's heading, and what builders, developers, and investors need to do to factor for disrupted supply and demand forces.

How To Reinvent Zoning To Rid Housing Of Racial Inequity

Policy 07.14.21

How To Reinvent Zoning To Rid Housing Of Racial Inequity

Brookings fellow Lance Freeman proposes a model for public-and-private sector retooling of land-use practices to make them racially-equitable.

Heat Stress Adds To Builder Jobsite Health, Safety Challenge

Policy 08.09.21

Heat Stress Adds To Builder Jobsite Health, Safety Challenge

As OSHA celebrates successes in Safe + Sound week of jobsite health and safety programs, heat stress and climate change tell another story. Here are housing leadership's two critical challenges.

Ban On The Run: CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium To Oct 3

Policy 08.04.21

Ban On The Run: CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium To Oct 3

Stakes stack higher as White House steps up to protect renters from eviction measures during the latest surge of COVID-19 Delta variants.

How Did We Get Here? The Origin Of Housing Scarcity In America

Policy 07.26.21

How Did We Get Here? The Origin Of Housing Scarcity In America

Land use, development, and investment expert -- and TBD Dream Teamer -- Scott Cox weighs in on a key question for municipal officials. If "we can't build our way out of" the housing crisis, what's the plan?