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Volume 9, Number 2June 2003

Policies to Promote Affordable Housing
Proceedings of a Conference Cosponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and New York University's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, February 7, 2002

Opening RemarksPDF2 pages / 33 kb
William J. McDonough
Session 1: State of New York City's Housing and Neighborhoods

State of New York City's Housing and Neighborhoods: An Overview of Recent Trends

PDF13 pages / 573 kb
Michael H. Schill and Glynis Daniels
Session 2: Affordable Housing and the Housing Market

The Impact of Building Restrictions on Housing Affordability
PDF19 pages / 182 kb
Edward L. Glaeser and Joseph Gyourko
CommentaryPDF3 pages / 49 kb
Brendan O’Flaherty
Government Regulation and Changes in the Affordable Housing StockPDF18 pages / 163 kb
C. Tsuriel Somerville and Christopher J. Mayer
CommentaryPDF5 pages / 60 kb
Jack Goodman
Session 3: The Impact of Housing on People and Places

Housing Production Subsidies and Neighborhood Revitalization: New York City's Ten-Year Capital Plan for Housing
PDF15 pages / 156 kb
Ingrid Gould Ellen, Michael H. Schill, Amy Ellen Schwartz,
and Ioan Voicu
Effects of Homeownership on Children: The Role of Neighborhood Characteristics and Family Income
PDF21 pages / 183 kb
Joseph M. Harkness and Sandra J. Newman
CommentaryPDF4 pages / 52 kb
Frank Braconi
The Impacts of New Neighborhoods on Poor Families: Evaluating the Policy Implications of the Moving to Opportunity DemonstrationPDF28 pages / 250 kb
John Goering
CommentaryPDF3 pages / 40 kb
Lance Freeman
Session 4: Housing Subsidies and Finance

Comparing the Costs of Federal Housing Assistance Programs
PDF20 pages / 178 kb
Denise DiPasquale, Dennis Fricke, and Daniel Garcia-Diaz
CommentaryPDF2 pages / 36 kb
Susan M. Wachter
The Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Community Reinvestment Act: Past Accomplishments and Future Regulatory ChallengesPDF23 pages / 209 kb
William C. Apgar and Mark Duda
Session 5: Remarks on the Future of Housing Policy

Preservation First
PDF3 pages / 42 kb
Ronay Menschel
The Building Blocks for Private Investment in NewYork
City's Underserved Communities
PDF3 pages / 44 kb
Richard Roberts