Randy Shaw, author of “Generation Priced Out,” writes “The coronavirus did not end the urban affordability crisis. To the contrary, it is only a matter of time before urban America’s restaurants, bars, hotels and entertainment venues are filled and pre-pandemic housing demand returns. No major urban population drop is projected so that the acute jobs/housing imbalance will resume. More families than ever will need affordable homes.”
Shaw also speaks to ULC’s unique model of owning property to ensure affordable housing remains affordable in perpetuity. “I write in my book how Denver’s Urban Land Conservancy uses “land banking” to secure strategic sites … All nonprofit housing groups should consider this strategy in the current economic climate.” Click here to read his latest article!