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America’s Greatest Economic Challenge: Affordable Housing

A Houston-based think tank argues the greatest economic challenge America faces today is a lack of affordable housing. The Center for Opportunity Urbanism examines this challenge in a recent report entitled America’s Housing Crisis. We learn more from Anne Snyder, a fellow at the center. We also talk with Morley Winograd, the co-author of the […]

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A Houston-based think tank argues the greatest economic challenge America faces today is a lack of affordable housing. The Center for Opportunity Urbanism examines this challenge in a recent report entitled America’s Housing Crisis.

We learn more from Anne Snyder, a fellow at the center. We also talk with Morley Winograd, the co-author of the book Millennial Momentum: How a New Generation is Remaking America, about the housing millennials are seeking out. And we talk with Tim Cisneros, founder of Cisneros Design Studio, who is developing a prototype residence designed for seniors.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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