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The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) is hosing a symposium centered on housing policy and the affordable housing crisis, with speakers addressing topics such as:

  • The geography of inequality and its effects;
  • Exclusionary and inclusionary zoning;
  • The fair housing movement;
  • Affordable housing and the concentration of poverty.

 

Keynote speaker Mark Stephens, currently a professor of Public Policy at Heriot-Watt University of Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K., will provide a comparative perspective, outlining policies and trends in the provision of “social housing” in Western European countries and reflecting on the difference in urban form between these nations and the U.S. This symposium is cosponsored by the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA); the Edward J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick; the Center on Law in Metropolitan Equity (CLIME) at Rutgers University, Newark; and the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies at Rutgers University, Newark.Keynote speaker Mark Stephens, currently a professor of Public Policy at Heriot-Watt University of Edinburg, Scotland, U.K., will provide a comparative perspective, outlining policies and trends in the provision of “social housing” in Western European countries and reflecting on the difference in urban form between these nations and the U.S.


This symposium is cosponsored by the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA); the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick; the Center of Law in Metropolitan Equity (CLIME) at Rutgers University, Newark; and the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies at Rutgers University, Newark.

 

 

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Date & Time
November 17, 2015
8:30 am-6:00 pm

Location
LEAP Academy S.T.E.A.M.
130 N. Broadway
Camden, NJ

Admission Information
Event registration is free. Registration is required at https://camlaw.rutgers.edu/apps/payment/register.php?event_id=110

Contact
Lisa Alston
lisa.alston@rutgers.edu