The UHERO Housing Policy Group provides rigorous analyses to inform debates regarding housing in Hawaiʻi, with a focus on the high housing cost burdens experienced by the State’s residents. This problem is multiscalar in its origins and thus requires a bundle of analyses ranging from longitudinal portraits of the State’s housing market, to estimates of the impact of housing costs on diverse communities, to objective evaluations of proposed policy solutions.

Homeowner politics and housing supply

Abstract: This paper examines whether homeowner opposition to nearby housing development affects local councillors’ votes on housing bills. Homeowners benefit financially from restricted housing supply

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UHERO is hiring an Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor – Hawaii Community Reinvestment Corporation (HCRC) Distinguished Professorship in Affordable Housing. The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) and the University of

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