Last year, the inaugural New Housing Solutions drew more than 200 public officials, entrepreneurs, policy experts, and activists to discuss solutions to North America’s mounting housing affordability crisis and identify paths forward.
For this second edition, we had to do things a little differently…
We are proud to present New Housing Solutions LIVE on July 14-16, 2020. This 3-day event is the first international NewCities conference to take place entirely virtually.
The pandemic has only exacerbated the challenges around housing relative to affordability, health and community. More than ever, we believe it essential to rethink housing. Hence our goal to convene leaders from cities, industry, community organizations, and researchers devising innovative solutions. Request your invitation now.
“Homes For All, A Bold 21st Century Vision” by Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.
Spotlight on our panels:
“Rethinking Health and Homes After Coronavirus”
“Spotlight on Texas: New Approaches to America’s Housing Crisis”
“Millennials’ Missing Middle”
“Homes For All? The Future of Public Housing”
“New Forms, New Functions, New Options: How Technology Enables New Models For Housing”
“The Future of the Suburbs is… Urban?”
“What Happens When the Rent Comes Due?”
Interactive sessions are also on the agenda!
Join McMansion Hell’s Kate Wagner for a special after-hours live-action version of her satirical blog. We’re asking participants to submit buildings, architecture﹘or even their house﹘to be roasted for a good cause in support of Mom4Housing. Interested in attending?
We will also be hosting a Film Club discussion on Wednesday, July 15th at 5:30pm. Watch The Pruitt Igoe Myth (currently streaming on Vimeo for free) ahead of time to prepare for a discussion between the St. Louis Development Corporation’s Daffney Moore and the University of Michigan’s Robert Fishman. They will briefly discuss Pruitt-Igoe’s failure and legacy before inviting participants to join the chat!