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…

Tech Is Booming, But Lack Of Affordability Is Pushing Everyone Else Out, CRE Experts Say

Forbes featured the USC Lusk Center’s recent executive forum in the Bay Area, which focused on the lack of affordability in the area’s real estate market. The article also mentioned a keynote and industry panel featuring Richard Green, Emile Haddad, Matt Lituchy and William Witte, all of the USC Lusk Center. “The question about a…

Bostic and Green op-ed featured in Times Picayune

Times Picayune ran commentary by Professors Raphael Bostic, the Bedrosian Chair in Governance, and Richard Green, Director of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, and colleagues on the continued nationwide increase in rental rates. Pointing to a slowdown in construction, smaller households, declining renter incomes, as well as the increase in the renter population following…

Five minutes with Liz Falletta

The Bedrosian Center recently sat down with one of our new faculty affiliates for this school-year year, Liz Falletta, to talk about her current research on design and multi-family housing in LA. Professor Falletta is a licensed architect who teaches design skills in both the urban planning and the real estate development programs at USC Price.…

Bostic answers the question: What will the U.S. housing market look like in the next 10 years?

HSH.com asked innovators and thought leaders in the real estate world to answer the question:  What will the U.S. housing market look like in the next 10 years? Our Director, Raphael Bostic answered: “There will be some increase in mortgage rates, partially due to both the expectation that rates will rise and the psychological influence…