Controversial $1-billion Hollywood high-rise project relaunched by developer

Los Angeles Times quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on how building dense housing around public transportation hubs is good city planning. Richard Green, director of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, said that although some Angelenos object to residential skyscrapers that could block their views or add to car traffic, dense housing…

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Foreign Real Estate Investment and Incumbent Party Support in the U.S.

Few economic issues affect people as personally and universally as housing. Yet despite the increasing globalization of housing markets, little is known about its effect on political behavior. This study explores how Chinese investments in U.S. residential property shaped support for the incumbent party.

To buy or not to buy? New tax law creates uncertainty for some homebuyers

The Orange County Register quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about whether the new federal tax code will impact home buying in California for those that can afford a mortgage more than $750,000. Richard Green, director of USC’s Lusk Center for Real Estate, predicted the tax overhaul will backfire, possibly triggering a recession…

GOP tax bills could weigh on high-end housing in California

San Francisco Chronicle quoted Richard Green, director of the USC Lusk Center, on how the GOP tax reform bills might influence homeownership trends in California. Richard Green, a real estate professor at the University of Southern California, calculated that if Congress got rid of the mortgage interest deduction entirely, it might reduce the U.S. homeownership…

Real Estate Quarterly Overview: Low Supply Dominates Most Sectors

Long Beach Business Journal noted research by Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about the declining number of available units for Los Angeles County’s growing population. “We’re not building enough housing. We calculated that Los Angeles County should be building about 35,000 units per year. It’s building about 25,000 units,” Richard Green, director of…

Mansplaining the city

Curbed LA highlighted research by Lisa Schweitzer of the USC Price School on how males and male-centric language dominates development, real estate and politics. According to Schweitzer women typically engage in identity-driven conversations to promote equity for city residents and are often shot down. The story cites a blog post by Schweitzer titled “The Smartest…