SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®' (C.A.R.) Center for California Real Estate (CCRE) is partnering with the University of California Center Sacramento to sponsor, "Housing Affordability in California: Current Challenges and Potential Policy Solutions" in an effort to address the state's rapidly declining homeownership rate.
The event, held on April 28, is part of the UC Center Sacramento's (UCCS) weekly public lecture series by UC faculty on a variety of public policy issues and is primarily focused on policy solutions and the social consequences of housing affordability.
Featured speakers include Michael Lens, assistant professor of Urban Planning in the Luskin School of Public Policy at UCLA, who will address the social consequences of housing affordability; and Kerry Vandell, Dean's Professor of Finance and director of the Center for Real Estate at the UC Irvine Merage School of Business, who will address policy solutions. Tia Boatman Patterson, executive director, California Housing Finance Agency, will serve as moderator.
Through its Center for California Real Estate, C.A.R. engages experts in substantive conversations to bring clarity to the policy challenges and economic opportunities that will shape the future of housing.
Attendees will include UCCS students, legislative staff, employees of state agencies and departments, advocates, and the general public.
Housing Affordability in California: Current Challenges and Potential Policy Solutions
Thursday, April 28, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
UC Center Sacramento, 1130 K Street, Rm. LL3
To register: http://uccs.ucdavis.edu/registrations/2016-28-April-Ong
Event flyer: http://uccs.ucdavis.edu/housing-affordability-in-california-panel-flyer
The Center for California Real Estate (CCRE) (centerforcaliforniarealestate.org) is an institute from the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® dedicated to advancing real estate knowledge. The goal of the center is to arm C.A.R.'s 185,000 members with ideas that help them become more knowledgeable, professional, and insightful in their work as practitioners and stakeholders in the future of real estate. To fulfill this goal, CCRE regularly enlists the foremost experts on topics of pertinent interest to the industry.
Leading the way...® in California real estate for more than 110 years, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (www.car.org) is one of the largest state trade organizations in the United States with 185,000 members dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. C.A.R. is headquartered in Los Angeles.
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