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Futures of Social Housing

Jan 15 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pm

The Institute on Inequality and Democracy will bring together scholars and organizers to have an in-depth discussion inspired by a recent white paper produced by the Urban Democracy Lab at NYU calling for the formation of a Social Housing Development Authority.

The webinar will be organized around a discussion of the following: The Public Stake in Vacant Property, More than State Ownership, Financial Futures, and Land Rents and Social Rents.


Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Urban Democracy Lab, NYU & H. Jacob Carlson, Brown University

Carroll Fife, Oakland City Council District 3

Melissa García Lamarca, Barcelona Laboratory for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability

Tara Raghuveer, KC Tenants and Homes Guarantee

Ojan Mobedshahi & Annie McShiras, East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative

Robert C. Hockett, Cornell Law School

Maurice BP-Weeks, Action Center on Race & the Economy (ACRE)



Moderated by Ananya Roy & Hannah Appel, UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy