Bridging the Gap: Strategies for Equitable Housing Access in Space-Constrained Cities
Wed Apr 10 11:30 AM — 11:50 AM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time
In NYC, vacant land is hard to come by. A growing population compounded by international migration has put New York at an inflection point: create more housing or exacerbate the homelessness crisis. Researchers at The Parsons School of Design are discovering the potential of locating modular micro-apartments, integrated with supportive services, on sites encumbered by years of predesign and entitlement processes. Based on preconstruction land leases, this model aims to bridge a critical gap in the "Continuum of Care" while optimizing development costs and unleashing the potential underutilized land for interim community benefit. Presented by ULI's Homeless to Housed Initiative.
Intern, Content Urban Land Institute
Alexis is a graduate associate with the Homeless to Housed initiative at Urban Land Institute. Her role is to help shape the initiative, facilitate support to local district councils, and synthesize insights from key activities to inform operations. In addition…